How Do South Koreans View Gender Discrimination?
By Timothy S. Rich, Serena White, and Josie Coyle
The topic was a focal point of the 2022 presidential campaign. What do South Koreans think of the issue now, especially under the Yoon Suk-yeol administration?
Rising Backlash Against Gender Equality in South Korea Undermines Stability
By Sumin Lee and Valerie M. Hudson
South Korea’s U-turn on the value of gender equality is especially concerning in light of copious research finding that gender inequality undermines national security.
For South Korea’s New President, Challenges Mount at Home and Abroad
By Michael Mitsanas
North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs. The China challenge. Social divisions at home. Just two weeks into office, Yoon Suk-yeol has a full plate.
Yoon Suk-yeol Becomes South Korea’s President-Elect
By Mitch Shin
The narrowest margin of victory in South Korea’s history showed how the country is divided in yesterday’s election.
Anti-Feminism and South Korea’s Presidential Election
By Timothy S. Rich, Erika Puhakka, Josie Coyle , and Alexis Mayne
Exploring new survey data on perceptions of gender discrimination in South Korea, which became a major cleavage point in Wednesday's election.
How Feminism Became a Dirty Word in South Korea
By Spencer Hines and Jay Song
The demonization of feminist discourse and ideology in South Korea is a critical impetus for young Korean men’s embrace of misogynist attitudes and conservative politics.