Xi Jinping requests greater progress on gender equality
Beijing, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) China's President Xi Jinping requested on Thursday the international community greater progress on gender equality and guarantee the full development of women in every area of socioeconomic life.
On speaking at the 4th World Conference on Women, the president deemed that protecting the rights and interests of women must become a commitment of all.
'We still have a long way to go and we need to work very hard to build a world in which women are free from discrimination, as well as an inclusive development society,' the leader indicated.
The president proposed to minimize Covid-19 impact on women, create new opportunities for their participation in decision-making, and involve them more in national, economic, cultural and social governance.
Xi highlighted the role of female personnel in the fight against the pandemic and from roles such as epidemiological control, scientific research, community work and medical care.
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