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‘Health Inequality’ Hasn’t Widened During Pandemic: Study

‘Health Inequality’ Hasn’t Widened During Pandemic: Study

SEOUL, Feb. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The gap in the mortality rate by income level did not widen during the outbreak of the coronavirus, thanks to the government’s implementation of a medical care system, that among others, offers financial support to cover medical expenses for those testing positive for COVID-19, a study showed Wednesday. Researchers [...]

70 pct of Seoul Citizens Find S. Korea ‘Severely’ Unequal

70 pct of Seoul Citizens Find S. Korea ‘Severely’ Unequal

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Seven in 10 Seoul citizens find South Korea “severely” unequal, a poll has suggested. According to the city government’s survey unveiled Monday, 26.5 percent said inequality in the society is “very severe” and 42.3 percent “severe.” As the areas with the worst inequality, 41.1 percent picked “building assets, such as real [...]

Inequality Within Multicultural Families

Inequality Within Multicultural Families

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has found that marital discord among multicultural families is severe, however there are no detailed policies in place to solve these issues. According to a recent report titled “The Reality of Gender Inequality among Multicultural Families and Policy Direction” released by the Korea Women’s Policy Institute [...]

Social Immobility a Big Problem in South Korea, Poll Says

Social Immobility a Big Problem in South Korea, Poll Says

SEOUL, March 10 (Koreabiz Wire) – A recent poll by Nielson Korea found nearly four out of five South Koreans believe it’s almost impossible to climb up the economic ladder however hard they try. The results reflective of the public skepticism over social mobility and equality came in light of recent controversies highlighting the growing [...]