ILO/ACWF Training for High-level Officials on Capacity Building of Gender Mainstreaming Strategy

The workshop is to train high-level officials of women federations with key concepts and strategies for mainstreaming gender equality, to familiarize them with the International Labour Standards to promote gender eqality, as well as other tools in the international legal framework.

The All-China Women’s Federation (ACWF) and the ILO have jointly carried out the cooperation to promote gender mainstreaming in the past decade. High-level officials from Chinese 31 provincial women federations attend this training in Jinggangshan, Jiangxi Province.

It is aimed at raising awareness about gender mainstreaming among directors from provincial women federations, and to set up an institutional mechanism for promoting gender equality. The training includes presentations on the UN legal framework to promote gender equality and China’s practice to promote gender equality. During the training, participants are engaged in group discussion on action plan in applying gender mainstreaming strategy to their daily work.