On March 28, SWF hosted a
meeting to call for upgrading women's home, a facility where women were able to
get together for social involvement. Sun
Mei'e, vice chairperson of SWF, attended the meeting together with SWF Staff
and over 100 staff responsible for women homes in Shanghai.
At the meeting, Sun urged
women organizations at different levels to give more attention to women's home upgrading
project, since it was a good approach for SWF to reach women in the local. Sun
urged women organization at the local government departments to utilize
resources available to support women homes development, which were expected to
be a floor for women to get involved in decision making of their own matters,
as well as issues for the local government.
An Evaluation Team briefed
the meeting a general situation about women's homes, including their success and
shortcomings. SWF Chapters from Pudong and Qingpu Districts shared with the
meeting their practices in the past days. Based on a review, SWF Human
Resources Dept. disclosed its plan for evaluation and made it clear what to be
done in the next step.
After the meeting, all
participants in three groups, went to visit a residence in Pudong District, a
residence in Jiading District and a residence in Fengxian District to observe
women's home operation.
Upgrading project initiated by SWF since September 2018, would drive 100
women's home to be involved for evaluation and upgrading in 2019.