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National Meeting Marks Anniversaries of Kim Jong Il's Work and Int'l Women's Day
Pyongyang, March 8 (KCNA) -- A national meeting took place at the People's Palace of Culture Sunday to mark the 20th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's work "Women Are a Dynamic Force Pushing Ahead with the Revolution and Construction" and the 105th anniversary of the March 8 International Women's Day.

He published the work on Mar. 8, Juche 84 (1995) to formulate scientifically and theoretically the position and role of women in the revolution and construction and comprehensively deal with the issues arising in defending and glorifying the tradition and history of the Korean women's movement and establishing the trait of respecting women throughout the society.

Attending the meeting were Choe Ryong Hae, Yang Hyong Sop, Vice-Premier Kim Yong Jin, Han Kwang Bok, department director of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), Kim Jong Im, director of the Party History Institute of the C.C., the WPK, officials of working people's organizations and press organs, exemplary women and women officials and members of the women's union in Pyongyang.

Present there on invitation were overseas Korean women and women from foreign embassies and missions of international bodies here.

Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Political Bureau and secretary of the WPK Central Committee, made a report.

He said that more than a century since the institution of the March 8 International Women's Day was represented as proud years in which the world progressive women made a dynamic struggle under the slogan of peace, democracy and socialism and a historic course in which international unity and solidarity were boosted among progressive women and big progress was made in the development of the international women's movement.

He referred to the Korean women's movement which has covered the road of shining victory along with the glorious history of the Korean revolution under the wise guidance of President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.

During the hard fought anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle, Kim Il Sung made a new history of the Korean women's movement advancing under the banner of the Juche idea to provide its brilliant tradition, the reporter noted, and went on:

Its history is associated with the immortal feats of Kang Pan Sok, outstanding leader of the Korean women's movement, and anti-Japanese war hero Kim Jong Suk who dedicated themselves to women's emancipation under the guidance of Kim Il Sung. These feats serve as precious treasures for the Korean women's movement.

Kim Jong Il firmly defended and glorified Kim Il Sung's idea of women's movement and leadership exploits, developing the Korean women's movement on a new higher stage.

He made sure that the song "Love Your Wives" was presented to the women across the country on the International Women's Day, convened the national meeting of mothers in period when the country was undergoing difficulties and projected as heroes and patriots the women who are giving birth to many babies and looking after orphans as their real mothers would do.

The Korean women's movement greets the heyday of its development as it is led by Marshal Kim Jong Un.

He instituted Mother's Day, the first of its kind in the Korean history, and saw to it that the 4th national meeting of mothers was held with splendor on the occasion of the first mother's day. He spared time to have a picture taken with its participants.

The Korean women's movement has steadily developed into the Juche-oriented one remaining faithful to the idea and cause of the leader and demonstrated its might as an example of the progressive women's movement of the world under the wise guidance of peerlessly great men.

Only victory and glory are always in store for the Korean people and women dashing ahead like snowstorm on Mt. Paektu toward the final victory of Juche-oriented revolution, upholding Kim Jong Un at the helm of the party and the revolution.

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