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More Female Cadres Occupy Leading Positions in Local Provinces and Municipalities
Uploaded Time: 2017-03-13

In China, the adjustment and appointment of female cadres at Party and state level have always caught the attention of the public.

Among the current provincial and municipal leaders, there are nearly one hundred women cadres serving as principal leaders in their positions.

Eight Female Cadres Serve as Main Leaders in Provincial-level Positions

Yin Yicui served as director of the Standing Committee of Shanghai Municipal People's Congress in February 2013.

Li Yumei served as director of the Standing Committee of Guangdong Provincial People's Congress in February 2017.

Zhang Xuan served as director of the Standing Committee of Chongqing Municipal People's Congress in January 2013.

Bu Xiaolin served as chairperson of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in June 2016.

Xian Hui served as chairperson of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in September 2016.

Qiao Chuanxiu served as chairperson of the Zhejiang Provincial People's Political Consultative Conference in January 2011.

Li Weiwei served as chairperson of the Hunan Provincial People's Political Consultative Conference in January 2016.

Chen Jiwa serves as chairperson of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region People's Political Consultative Conference in January 2012.

Moreover, there are 25 other female cadres playing key roles in China's 31 provincial-level Party standing committees.

In addition, there are 48 other female cadres serving as heads of local city-level Party and government leaders, according to statistics.

(Source: thepaper.cn / Translated and edited by Gender Study Network)