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80 pct of Immigrant Single Moms Without Child Support

80 pct of Immigrant Single Moms Without Child Support

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The recent death of a middle school student in Incheon who fell from an apartment rooftop after being assaulted by classmates is turning into a hot button issue as the victim turned out to be a child from a multicultural, single-parent family. The victim’s mother is a Russian national [...]

Growing Calls to Do Away With the Term ‘Unmarried Mothers’

Growing Calls to Do Away With the Term ‘Unmarried Mothers’

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – There is a groundswell of support to replace the expression ‘unmarried mother’ with something new to describe single mothers in South Korea, as the widely used term is being accused of perpetuating negative stereotypes. Professor of social welfare Sung Jung-hyun at Hyupsung University is among those hoping to discourage the [...]