Sindang Murder Underscores South Korea’s Weak Protections for Women
By Mai Anna Pressley
Repeated murders prove that South Korea needs a stronger legal system to combat stalking and other gender-based crimes.
Does the South Korean Ministry of Gender Equality Need to Be Abolished?
By Britt Robinson
A simple rebrand could make MOGEF a strong ally of the Yoon administration for solving many of the crises facing the South Korean public.
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.
South Korea’s Struggle With the Politics of Inclusion
By Yong Kwon
The obvious path out of South Korea’s demographic crisis is encouraging more immigrants and women to join the workforce. What’s standing in the way?
South Korean Female Sergeant’s Death Highlight Military’s Problem With Sexual Assault
By Mitch Shin
The Ministry of National Defense promised a thorough investigation into the case, but critics say it’s too little, too late.
Will South Korea Finally Have Its Reckoning on Sex Crimes?
By Jenna Gibson
Three major back-to-back incidents have brought the issue of sexual harassment and assault to a head once again.
Seoul Mayor’s Death Shocks South Korea
By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung
Park Won-soon’s death elicited both sympathy and controversy amid rumors of a sexual harassment complaint against him.
Telegram Sex Slave Video Scandal Hits South Korea
By Tae-jun Kang
Yet another disturbing example of “rape culture” in South Korea has the public demanding government action.
Korea Wakes up to the Deadly Consequences of Spy Cams and Cyberbullying
By Jenna Gibson
Three high-profile deaths in Korea reignite discussions around privacy, prosecution, and mental health.
Gender Inequality Makes South Korea Poorer
By Troy Stangarone
It’s in South Korea’s economic interest to continue to work toward greater gender parity.
South Korean Court Orders Easing of Decades-Old Abortion Ban
By Hyung-Jin Kim
The Constitutional Court ordered parliament to revise abortion laws by 2020.