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Major Manufacturers Unlikely to Produce Lower-Priced Sanitary Pads

Major Manufacturers Unlikely to Produce Lower-Priced Sanitary Pads

SEOUL, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) – When stories of young female students from low-income families who couldn’t afford to buy sanitary pads hit the airwaves, Koreans were outraged. Yuhan-Kimberly, Korea’s number-one manufacturer of sanitary pads, cancelled plans to raise its product prices by up to 20 percent (although it did increase the price of one [...]

Sanitary Pad Issue Sets off Gravity of “Gender Injustice” in Korea

Sanitary Pad Issue Sets off Gravity of “Gender Injustice” in Korea

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Stories of low-income teenagers using shoe insoles as sanitary pads, unable to afford the actual products, have been causing an uproar throughout Korean SNS. These real stories, posted on internet community sites, have provided a clear picture of the reality of poverty welfare policies and the deepening gap between the wealthy [...]