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Are K-Dramas Sexist? Watchdog Finds Most Female Characters Cause Trouble While Males Are Depicted as Saviors

Are K-Dramas Sexist? Watchdog Finds Most Female Characters Cause Trouble While Males Are Depicted as Saviors

SEOUL, Mar. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Sexism is rife in Korean TV dramas, a recent report of gender equality in the media from the Korean Institute for Gender Equality Promotion and Education (KIGEPE) has found. The KIGEPE’s monitoring of gender equality in the media revealed six out of ten female characters in Korean drama series tend [...]

Online Battle of Sexes Still Raging in Korea after Gangnam Station Murder

Online Battle of Sexes Still Raging in Korea after Gangnam Station Murder

SEOUL, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) – It has been 70 days since the Gangnam Station murder, which sparked the ongoing controversy over gender crimes in South Korea. The recent issue of a voice actress from the online game “Closer” being fired for wearing a ‘feminist’ t-shirt has started another fiery battle of the sexes on social [...]