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Dec. 2011
April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

Dec. 1, 2011

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Dec. 1, 2011 pledged new measures to help people living with HIV/AIDS obtain affordable drug treatment, enjoy fair job and education chances and avoid being discriminated.

Wen made the remark in Beijing during a discussion with a group of people representing HIV carriers and AIDS patients, doctors and AIDS researchers on the World AIDS Day, which falls on Dec. 1, 2011.

Dec. 2, 2011

China officially unveiled its poverty-reduction plan for the next decade -- in which it pledged to provide adequate food and clothing for poverty-stricken people while ensuring their access to compulsory education, basic medical services and housing by 2020 -- showing the government's determination to fight poverty.
In the Outline for Poverty Reduction and Development of China's Rural Areas (2011-2020), the government said ensuring sufficient food and clothing for the impoverished and helping them become prosperous will be a priority over the next decade.

The outline is the third state-level poverty-reduction plan and is part of the government's efforts to build a well-off society in an all-around way by 2020.

Dec. 4, 2011

China's first human rights education and training base was opened in Tianjin's Nankai University on Dec. 4, 2011.

The university would advance its current human rights courses and have three additional courses on human rights each year to complete the system. It also vowed to provide human rights training to society.

Luo Haocai, head of China's Human Rights Research Society, said the base will beef up China's human rights theories, bring up more professional human rights workers and enhance peoples' awareness of human rights.

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