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Although the central government of China published the Law on the Protection of Women's Rights and Interests in 1992 and refined it in 2005, gender equality is still an issue on which the local governments has taken little action because of a lack of operational and technical guidance in legal practices. This paper focuses on analysis of effectiveness of participatory trainings of governmental officials aimed at increasing skill levels in using a gender perspective to intervene in domestic violence situations and mediate non-violent family conflicts. The evaluation results suggest the trainings received highly positive feedback from participants across the country, and across professional fields.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Getting to Action on Issues of Gender Equality in China: From Participatory Training to Government Officials’ Participating in Change Behavior

Although the central government of China published the Law on the Protection of Women's Rights and Interests in 1992 and refined it in 2005, gender equality is still an issue on which the local governments has taken little action because of a lack of operational and technical guidance in legal practices. This paper focuses on analysis of effectiveness of participatory trainings of governmental officials aimed at increasing skill levels in using a gender perspective to intervene in domestic violence situations and mediate non-violent family conflicts. The evaluation results suggest the trainings received highly positive feedback from participants across the country, and across professional fields.

 

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