ic minorities to participate on an equal footing i
n the management of state and social affairs has bee
n protected in accordance with the law. All 55 ethni
c-minority groups in China have representatives in t
he National People's Congress (NPC).The number of po
verty-stricken people in the 5 autonomous regions of
Inner Mongolia, Guangxi, Tibet, Ningxia and Xinjian
g and the 3 provinces of Guizhou, Yunnan and Qinghai
plummeted from 31.21 million in 2012 to 18.13 million in 2015, according to the report.In the same period, it added, the GDP of the eight ethnic minority regions increased from 5850.5 billi
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on yuan to 7473.6 billion yuan, and the per capita disposable income of permanent residents in cities and towns soared from 20,542 yuan to 26,901 yuan.The development of education among ethnic minorities has gained speed, the document said. Boarding school students from
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ethnic groups with a relatively small population who receive compulsory education in rural areas are provided with a living allowance at a standard rate of 250 yuan per person per annum.Every year, a separate compulsory education aid of 20 million yuan is set aside
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for the special purpose of subsidizing the living allowances of poverty-stricken students in boarding schools in the Tibet Autonomous Region, the report read.The government launched the standard high school construction project in ethnic minority regions with a weak
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educational infrastructure, with 7 billion yuan appropriated from the central budget from 2012 to 2015 in support of the construction of 318 standard high schools in ethnic minority regions.The report also said, women enjoy the chance to participate on an equal footin