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National Human Rights Action Plan of China(2009-2010)


National Human Rights Action Plan of China(2009-2010)
The realization of human rights in the broadest sense has been a long-cherished ideal of mankind and also a long-pursued goal of the Chinese government and people.
Chinese government published its first working plan on human rights protection Monday
The Action Plan highlighted various human rights that would be promoted and protected
China has a long road ahead in its efforts to improve its human rights situation

Guarantee of Economic, Social and Cultural Right

In 2009 and 2010, the state will take proactive and effective measures to offset the negative impacts of international financial crisis, and ensure the economic, social and cultural rights of all members of society.

China to build digital cultural service system in 2 years

China sets plan for reducing unemployment in 2 year

Urban pension insurance to cover 223 mln Chinese by 2010

Average life expectancy of Chinese to reach 73 by 2010

China sets plan to increase income of urban, rural residents by 2010

China to spend 3 bln yuan in after-school education

China's COD, sulfur dioxide emission to be 10% lower by 2010 

 

Guarantee of Civil and Political Rights

In the period 2009-2010, China will continue to strengthen work to improve democracy and the rule of law, improving systems for democracy, diversifying the forms of democracy and expanding the channels of democracy, strengthening the protection of civil rights in the execution of administrative laws and in judicial practices, and raising the level of ensuring people's civil and political rights.

China vows to promote transparency in government affairs

China to set up national office to deal with public complaints

China to take effective measures to ensure detainees' rights

Death penalty to be strictly controlled and prudently applied in China

 

Guarantee of the Rights and Interests of Ethnic Minorities, Women, Children, Elderly People and the Disabled

In the period 2009-2010, China will take further measures to protect the rights and interests of ethnic minorities, women, children, elderly people and the disabled.

China to have more women, grassroot lawmakers

China to build barrier-free environment for disabled in 100 cities

China to have more women officials

China promises more care for the elderly

China to invest 2 bln yuan for ethnic minorities' economic, social development

China to expand 9-year compulsory education in ethnic minority regions

China prohibits identifying fetus sex for non-medical purposes

China to offer 300,000 more jobs for disabled by 2010

 

Education in Human Rights

In the period 2009-2010, along with the dissemination of knowledge of the law among the general public, the state will actively rely on the present systems of compulsory education, secondary education, higher education and vocational education, training organizations in state agencies, as well as the media, including radio, television, news-papers, magazines and the Internet, to carry out education in human rights in various forms in a planned way, popularizing and spreading knowledge of the law and human rights.

China to carry out education in human rights in various forms

China to carry out education in human rights in secondary and elementary schools

 

Performing International Human Rights Duties, and Conducting Exchanges and Cooperation in the Field of International Human Rights

In the period 2009-2010, China will continue to fulfill its obligations to the international human rights conventions to which it has acceded, and initiate and actively participate in exchanges and cooperation in the field of international human rights.

Fulfillment of international human rights obligations

Exchanges and cooperation in the field of international human rights

 

Opinions

"It signals that the human rights cause has become a major theme of China's national construction and social development, and has been ushered into a new phase of planned, all-round development," said Wang Chen, minister in charge of the State Council Information Office, which issued the National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2009-2010) on Monday.

Chinese official hails nation's first human rights action plan

China publishes national human rights action plan(2009-2010)

 

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