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Advocating Gender Equality and Promoting Harmonious Development of Gender and Society: Gender Mainstreaming Promoted in Actions of Caring for Girls Across 11 Provinces in China
Project Name: Advocating Gender Equality and Promoting Harmonious Development of Gender and Society: Gender Mainstreaming Promoted in Actions of Caring for Girls Across 11 Provinces in China
Project level: National Health and Family Planning Commission, Ford Foundation and Union Nations Population Fund
Start time: March 2008
End time: July 2011
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Main content: 1.Research Objective

--To ensure gender mainstreaming is deeply rooted in the hearts of officials at all levels and grassroots people;

--To correct those social policies with gender discrimination and without gender awareness;

--To improve women and girls' social status substantially so as to implement the basic state policy of equality between men and women;

--To make sure the sex ratio at birth reaches a balance gradually.

2.Project Progress

--Organizers have carried out a series of teaching competitions on gender and public policy in Party schools;

--Special funds have been established to finance local Party schools to set up courses related to gender and social policy;

--Cooperation with local governments, organizers have revised village rules and regulations with a view to promoting gender balance at childbirth.

3.Achievements

--Launching a total of 57 training classes on gender and social policy and more than 300 teachers in Party schools and over 5,800 officials attending the event;

--Publishing four books and ten teaching disks;

--Starting a public welfare website and sharing gender-related resources for free;

--Organizing 12 symposiums on social and public policy.

4.Significance and Influence

It is of great significance to change villagers' traditional reproductive concepts through revising their local rules and regulations. The birth preference for local people in pilot areas has been changed to some extent, planning to promote the approach across the country.
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