(Beijing Winter Olympics) The proportion of female athletes in the Beijing Winter Olympics is the largest in previous years. Measures are taken to protect women's rights and interests

  China News Agency, Beijing, February 14 (Wang Hao) The International Olympic Committee and the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee jointly held a regular press conference on the 14th.

At the meeting, relevant personnel said that the Beijing Winter Olympics is the Winter Olympics with the highest proportion of female athletes participating. Women play an important role in the organization and management of the event, and the organizing committee has also taken various measures to protect all women. The rights of Olympic personnel.

  Yan Jiarong, a spokesman for the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, said that the Beijing Winter Olympics is the Winter Olympics with the highest proportion of female athletes participating, with a proportion of 45%. At the same time, female athletes have also participated in the largest number of events in all 109 events. Among the minor events, there are 46 women's events and 4 co-ed and team events.

  She introduced that the new projects also fully considered the issue of female athletes participating.

Among the 7 new events, 2 are women's individual events, 4 are mixed team events, and only 1 is men's individual events.

This fully reflects the content of the Olympic 2020 Agenda to promote the concept of gender equality in sports.

  Yan Jiarong revealed that among the staff of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, the proportion of female employees is not less than 40%, and the proportion of female volunteers is not less than 50%.

  Yang Yang, chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympic Athletes Committee, introduced at the press conference that 14 of the 19 members of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympic Athletes Committee are women.

Yang Yang joked: "What we may be worried about within our committee is how to protect the rights and interests of men."

  In the field of sports management, 7 of the 11 project managers at the Beijing Winter Olympics are women.

"That means more than half of the events are run by female managers, and I'm proud of them," she said.

  Yang Yang believes that the performance of female athletes will give other women the courage to pursue their dreams together, "In fact, you don't have to be a professional athlete, but she can also express herself and make herself better through sports. I believe that the power of sports can enable more girls to discover a better version of themselves."

  To ensure gender equality, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee has made many efforts.

For example, efforts should be made to promote equal rights and interests in the workplace, strengthen the protection of female staff, and ensure that women and men in the same position have equal wages and salaries.

  In addition, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee also provides a safe competition and living environment for female athletes and Olympic personnel.

In the polyclinics in the three Winter Olympic villages, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee has specially set up women's clinics and treatment rooms, and is also equipped with professional gynecologists to provide them with diagnosis and treatment services.

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