Chinese first lady calls for gender equality, end to poverty

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Chinese first lady calls for gender equality, end to poverty” – below is their description.

The #coronavirus has brought grave challenges to the economic conditions, education, health, employment and rights protection of women who must themselves be lifted out of poverty if mankind is to eliminate poverty overall, Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan told a video conference on Wednesday. Peng, speaking on the 25th anniversary of the #Beijing World Women’s Conference and the fifth anniversary of the Global Women’s Summit, said that the situation of women across the world has improved significantly over the past 25 years, during which the consensus on gender equality has been strengthened and women’s living and development environment have continuously improved.

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