Xi Jinping Vows to ‘Reaffirm’ China’s Commitment to Women’s Rights

September 27, 2015 9:58 PM

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Xi Jinping Vows to ‘Reaffirm’ China’s Commitment to Women’s Rights

The remarks came at a conference of global leaders on the 20th anniversary of a landmark United Nations summit meeting in Beijing, where world leaders had promised to change their laws and practices to advance gender equality.

China, as the host of that 1995 conference, jointly hosted Sunday’s meeting, which enabled Mr. Xi, analysts said, to highlight his country’s ascendancy on the world stage. Yet the gathering has also exposed tensions between China and the United States on human rights issues, with the American ambass...

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