On the sidelines of the State visit of HE Mr. Alassane Ouattara to Beijing in the People’s Republic of China, the First Lady, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara, met this Friday, August 31, 2018, the China Women’s Federation at its headquarters.
Created by the Chinese Communist Party in 1949, this federation is the only Chinese organization supposed to defend women’s rights. This organization had 90,000 civil servants In 2010. Ms. Shen Yueyue, President of this powerful organization, said her organization was very happy to receive the Ivorian presidential couple in Beijing and welcomed the good relations between Côte d’Ivoire and China.
“We really appreciate what you do for women and children,” Ms. Shen Yueyue told Mrs. OUATTARA. She also wished that the forum that the First Lady of China is organizing next September 4 on AIDS will be a source of inspiration for the Ivorian First Lady. According to her promotion of women’s and children’s rights and the eradication of poverty are part of the priorities of the Chinese Communist Party.
Mrs. Dominique Ouattara, for her part, indicated the many similarities between Chinese women and Ivorian women and took the opportunity to congratulate the China Women’s federation for their commitment.