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Men and Women Consider Different Factors When Deciding to Get Married

Men and Women Consider Different Factors When Deciding to Get Married

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean men consider their financial status before deciding upon marriage while women consider their spouse’s financial status when deciding to get married, a survey showed Tuesday. The Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs conducted a survey of men and women between 19 and 49 years of age [...]

Young Men and Women Have Different Views on Women’s Rights: Survey

Young Men and Women Have Different Views on Women’s Rights: Survey

SEOUL, April 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Voters in their 20s and 30s demonstrated different views during the presidential election, which also revealed differences in their views on human rights, the state human rights watchdog said Sunday. The National Human Rights Commission of Korea conducted a nationwide survey of 5,770 people under 30, in which 82.3 [...]

Korean Men and Women Divided over Gender Equality Policy

Korean Men and Women Divided over Gender Equality Policy

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid a major public divide over the issue of President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol’s vow to abolish the Ministry of Gender and Equality, two-thirds of South Koreans in their 20s believed that gender equality policies should be prioritized on the government’s agenda, a women’s think tank said Wednesday. The Korean Women’s [...]

Men More Prone to Social Isolation, Women to Loneliness: Survey

Men More Prone to Social Isolation, Women to Loneliness: Survey

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Men are more likely to feel socially isolated, while women are more prone to loneliness, according to a recent study conducted by one of the leading mental health experts in the nation. Led by psychiatry professor Hong Jin-pyo at Samsung Medical Center, a research team looked into the mental [...]

Male Admissions for Nursing Schools Exceed 20 Percent for 1st Time in S. Korea

Male Admissions for Nursing Schools Exceed 20 Percent for 1st Time in S. Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Men have taken up more than 20 percent of admissions for nursing universities in South Korea for the first time this year, data showed Monday. According to Jongro Academy, one of the country’s leading educational institutions for college admissions, 2,249 male students entered nursing universities in 2021, accounting for [...]