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Leisure Satisfaction Highest Among Women Who Support Traditional Gender Roles

Leisure Satisfaction Highest Among Women Who Support Traditional Gender Roles

SEOUL, July 31 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study revealed that the level of leisure satisfaction among South Koreans was the highest among women who support the idea of traditional gender roles in which men are the breadwinners and women are the homemakers. A majority of South Koreans, however, oppose traditional gender roles. Statistics Korea [...]

Study Finds Primary Causes of Job Stress Affecting Suicide Impulse

Study Finds Primary Causes of Job Stress Affecting Suicide Impulse

SEOUL, July 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has determined that the requirement of high duties and obligations is the primary cause of job stress that stimulates the suicide impulse among men. In contrast, women experience extreme stress primarily due to irrational organizational systems. A research team led by Jeon Sang-won, professor of psychiatry [...]

Fertility Rate Among Women with Low Educational Attainment Falling Rapidly

Fertility Rate Among Women with Low Educational Attainment Falling Rapidly

SEOUL, July 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid growing concerns about the decline in fertility rate among South Korean women, the fertility rate of women who have low educational attainment or work in non-professional jobs is falling at a rapid pace, emphasizing the need to strengthen policy support for these individuals, a report showed Wednesday. The [...]

Sales of Weight Training Equipment Soar as S. Korean Women Embrace Body Positivity

Sales of Weight Training Equipment Soar as S. Korean Women Embrace Body Positivity

SEOUL, July 10 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of South Korea women are bulking up to stay healthy rather than striving to have a slim shape. Gmarket, an online shopping mall run by eBay Korea, announced on Thursday that sales of muscle-building equipment purchased by female customers in the one-month period starting on June [...]

Women in Early Adulthood Have More Negative Self-perception and Stronger Suicide Impulse than Men

Women in Early Adulthood Have More Negative Self-perception and Stronger Suicide Impulse than Men

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that women in early adulthood between the ages of 20 and 27 have more negative self-perception and stronger suicide impulses than their male counterparts. This is primarily because South Korean society expects uniform value from women, resulting in an increase in the number of [...]