Training course for officials at Shanghai Working Commission on Women and Children Held

A training course for officials at Shanghai Working Commission on Women and Children was held on November 10-12. Zhu Qianwei, deputy director of the Commission attended the opening ceremony and gave a lecture. Representatives from the Commission related organizations and Commission offices at district levels participated.

Zhu briefed the background, involved fields and highlights of the new agendas for women and children development. She detailed about the achievements of women and children development in the 13th Five-year Plan, and explained about the 12 fields, 61 indexes and 70 strategies and measures on women and children development in the 14th Five-year Plan.

He Haibin, from the Party School of Shanghai Committee of C.P.C, lectured on the concept of "People's cities are built by the people, and people's cities are built for the people." Zhang Shan'gen, from Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, introduced about his research projects on local legislation of family education.

The participants had heated discussion over topics like women and children development, construction of children-friendly city, and local legislation on family education. Representatives from Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau, Shanghai Education Committee, Shanghai Health Committee, and Xuhui District Working Commission on Women and Children made speeches on their achievements in the 13th Five-year Plan and plans for the 14th Five-year Plan.

The participants were satisfied with the training as it helped offer theoretical guidance and practical experience for completing the tasks of the 14th Five-year Plan, and offered more ideas for women and children's work.

At the summing-up meeting, Zhu commented favorably on the training achievements, and raised three requests for next-steps. Firstly, actively promote the implement of the 14th Five-year Plan for Women and Children Development, and tackle the urgent and difficult problems for women and children. Secondly, support related researches by the municipal CPC, to help accelerate local legislation of family education. Thirdly, join forces in establishing children-friendly communities, and gradually expand to the construction of children-friendly districts and city, according to the national call for children-friendly cities.