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South Korean Court Orders Easing of Decades-Old Abortion Ban
April 12, 2019
South Korean Court Orders Easing of Decades-Old Abortion Ban
The Constitutional Court ordered parliament to revise abortion laws by 2020.
South Korean Court Orders Easing of Decades-Old Abortion Ban
6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality
March 18, 2019
6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality
The OCED estimates that 7.5 percent of global GDP is lost due to gender-based discrimination.
6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality
South Korean Police Question 2 K-Pop Stars in Sex Scandals
March 14, 2019
South Korean Police Question 2 K-Pop Stars in Sex Scandals
The #MeToo movement takes hold in South Korea's famed music industry.
South Korean Police Question 2 K-Pop Stars in Sex Scandals
Key Convictions Show Continuing Power of #MeToo Movement in Korea
February 07, 2019
Key Convictions Show Continuing Power of #MeToo Movement in Korea
The women's movement that began last year is now piling up successes in court.
Key Convictions Show Continuing Power of #MeToo Movement in Korea
More Sexual Abuse Claims Rock South Korean Skating
January 23, 2019
More Sexual Abuse Claims Rock South Korean Skating
The #MeToo movement has reached South Korea's elite sports scene.
More Sexual Abuse Claims Rock South Korean Skating
Rapper Symbolizes Backlash Against South Korea's Feminists
December 06, 2018
Rapper Symbolizes Backlash Against South Korea's Feminists
Rapper San E steps into the middle of South Korea’s growing women’s rights movement with anti-feminist tracks.
Rapper Symbolizes Backlash Against South Korea's Feminists
Taboo No More? Abortion in South Korea
December 09, 2017
Taboo No More? Abortion in South Korea
Responding to a public petition, the Moon administration will take a close look at the current abortion ban.
Taboo No More? Abortion in South Korea
South Korea and Brazil Rejected Their Female Leaders
July 03, 2017
South Korea and Brazil Rejected Their Female Leaders
The impeachment scandals that entangled Park Geun-hye and Dilma Rousseff smack of misogyny.
South Korea and Brazil Rejected Their Female Leaders
The Struggles of South Korea’s Working Women
August 26, 2016
The Struggles of South Korea’s Working Women
How structural barriers impede South Korean women from joining the workforce.
The Struggles of South Korea’s Working Women
South Korea: Home to OECD's Thickest 'Glass Ceiling'
March 12, 2015
South Korea: Home to OECD's Thickest 'Glass Ceiling'
South Korea must solve its deep-rooted gender bias problem.
South Korea: Home to OECD's Thickest 'Glass Ceiling'
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