Gunilla Bokmark, director of
International Relations Office of Gothenburg, the Kingdome of Sweden, made a
cordial visit to Shanghai Women's Federation together with her colleague,
Rikard Hallgren, policy advisor of Visitor Management, Sister Cities.
SWF Vice Chairperson Weng Wenlei
received the visitors and had a talk.
talk, both Weng Wenlei and visitors shared with each other programs on the
enhancement of gender equity of two cities. The Chief disclosed that her visit
to Shanghai was to keep up a close relationship with Shanghai after an election
of a new mayor to Gothenburg and get it ready to further advancement in gender
equity between two cities. Weng recalled that she gained a lot from her last
trip to Gothenburg and planed about a training program among teachers, as to
inspire teachers to share their knowledge on gender equity with their students,
who, in a hope grew up with knowledge of gender equity. The visitors from
Gothenburg briefed some popular programs in Sweden in areas of human rights
protection, such as programs to help immigrants to survive the life and
Weng suggested to invite more specialists on gender
studies from Gothenburg University to come to Shanghai for exchanges with
Swedish government funding. Nevertheless, both sides expected to intensify
exchanges between them in the days to come.