Female representatives from Guizhou Province go into an NPC meeting wearing traditional ethnic costume. Photo: CFP
Actresses Song Chunli (left) and Song Dandan show up for CPPCC discussions on culture and arts. Photo: CFP
Lu Yaping, businesswoman in cloth sales and CPPCC National Committee member for Haimen, Jiangsu Province, suggests giving couples with second children tax cuts. Photo: CFP
Song Zuying, famous soloist, shows up for CPPCC discussions. Photo: CFP
Qin Jianning, deputy of Zhuang ethnic group from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is being interviewed. Photo: CFP
Li Lanjuan (left) and Deng Nan converse during a CPPCC meeting on technology. Li is a disease control expert and Deng is the daughter of former leader Deng Xiaoping. Photo: CFPChina's two annual national legislative sessions kicked off last Friday. Among the attendees of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People's Congress (NPC), the female representatives in particular drew a lot of attention, given the proximity of International Women's Day on Wednesday.