May. 2008
April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

May 3
Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the first convention in the history of UN that safeguards the rights of the disabled goes into effect today. The rights of 650 million disabled people in the world are ensured in the form of international convention from now on.

After 5 years of negotiation, Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities won approval at the UN General Assembly in December 2006. It was the first convention of international community on human rights in the 21st Century.

May 4
The article "Historic progress of the cause of human rights in China" written by Li Junru, vice-president of China Society for Human rights Studies, was published in Study Times.

The article said, on the 60th anniversary of the publication of the Universal Declaration of Human rights, we were delighted to see that China had won historic progress on the cause of human rights and obtained successful experience with the Chinese characteristics. At a new historical starting point, under the leadership of General Party Secretary Hu Jintao of the CPC, China had raised highly the flag of the people's democracy, the cause of human rights in China had reached to a new level and had a brighter future.

May 12
May 12 is the International Nurse Day. The International Nurse Day in this year has a special meaning. Today is the first day to put into effect the Regulation of the Nurse issued by China's State Council. It is the first legislation set by China for nurses' rights and obligations.

May 12
The launching ceremony of promotion of Chinese citizens' health literacy and the first issuance of 66 Items for Health——the Book of Chinese Citizens' Health Literacy was opened today in the Great Hall of the People.

It shows that the education among the masses of people and the health promotion activities will be launched in the whole country which takes the improvement of citizens' health literacy and the book 66 Items for Health as the mainline and main contents.


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