Seminar on Women's Role in Education of Children Held


A seminar on women's role in the education of children took place at the Hall of Women on Thursday.

It was attended by Choe Hwi, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, officials concerned, officials of the women's union and women's union members in Pyongyang City.

At the seminar, speakers recalled that the peerlessly great men attached importance to the role of mothers in the education of children and led the Korean women to fulfill their duty for the times and the revolution in the whole period of their revolutionary leadership.

President Kim Il Sung in his address to the First National Meeting of Mothers held on Nov. 16, Juche 50 (1961) "The Duty of Mothers in the Education of Children" clarified the issues for mothers to fulfill their responsibility and role, they said.

They went on:

Chairman Kim Jong Il called mothers the first educators of their children and praised those who let all their sons and daughters stand guard over the country for their patriotic deeds.

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un saw to it that Mother's Day was instituted and International Women's Day has been celebrated every year, thus putting the dignity and status of mothers on the highest level.

The speakers called on all the mothers to fully discharge their responsibility and duty in the education of their children, true to the intention of the Workers' Party of Korea providing the women with a worthwhile life and the rising generation with a rosy future.

Rodong Sinmun