Dec-16 11:15 TRAVEL
Launch Ceremony of Good Woman Netizen Campaign Broadcast Liv
"We look forward to the day when every internet user, every online platform, and every social organization joins the campaign, and make concerted effort to create a harmonious environment online and offline!"
This year's Being a Good woman Netizen and the Good Woman Netizen campaigns opened in Beijing on June 24 with swearing of an oath by representatives good women netizens at the launching ceremony.
The ceremony of the campaigns, which were sponsored by the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) and the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), was broadcast online live with over 5 million visits.
Women scholars, internet users, industrial insiders and online celebrities and representatives of online platforms were present at the event.
Sheng Ronghua, Deputy Director of the CAC said the Being a Good Woman Netizen Campaign has gained wide support from all walks of life, and in particular women, and made significant achievements in recent years.
He called on efforts to promote the campaign and to gather more positive energy of women through online culture under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.
He hoped more women internet users would support and join in the campaign and urged cyberspace administrations at all levels to coordinate with women's federations to offer a better cyberspace.
Wu Haiying, Vice-President and Member of the Secretariat of the ACWF, said that this year's activities would be carried out with the theme of Good Women Netizens Praise the New China.
The campaign was expected to drive more women internet users to improve their cyberspace etiquette and to express themselves with rationality and reason in cyberspace, Wu noted.
Women's federations should promote the campaign with its advantage of close ties with women, Wu said, adding that she hoped the society and all the online platforms would continue to support and take part in the campaign.
A total of 100 online works in the categories of photos, audio, videos and interactive H5 programs and animation were awarded for their contribution to women's cyber-culture.
Shen Yang, a professor at the School of Journalism and Communication under Tsinghua University, pointed out that the development of the internet offered new opportunities for more underprivileged women in remote rural areas.
Wang Xiaohong, a professor at the Communication University of China, stated that women internet users held up half of the cyberspace and even the most ordinary women should be seen and heard.
More and more women made their contributions via the internet and shared their longings for a good life, she added.
"Our profound historical heritage is our treasure, but there are still many things that have not been discovered," said Jiang Shengnan, author of the popular online novel "The Legend of Mi Yue," adding that she would create better online works in the future.
After that, Liu Yuanyuan, an orator from the post-90 generation, gave a lecture on the relation between the internet and women at the event.
The ceremony was broadcast via people.cn, womenvoice.cn and the China Women's News as well as commercial media platforms including Netease, Sina Weibo, Kuaishou, Jinri Toutiao (Headlines Today).
Since its debut two years ago, the campaign has gained more popularity among women internet users across the country.
(Women of China)