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72 pct of Married Women Would Rather Get a Divorce if They Cannot Solve Marital Conflict

72 pct of Married Women Would Rather Get a Divorce if They Cannot Solve Marital Conflict

SEOUL, Apr. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — More than seven out of ten married women thought that it would be better to part if they were not able to resolve a conflict with their spouse. Six out of ten people agreed on starting a new life by remarrying after divorce or death. These results are based [...]

S. Korea Emerges as Most Favorite Destination for Vietnamese Women: Survey

S. Korea Emerges as Most Favorite Destination for Vietnamese Women: Survey

HANOI, Apr. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea emerged as the most favorite destination among Vietnamese women, according to a survey released Monday The survey, conducted by the Ho Chi Minh City-based market research firm Q&Me in March with 1,200 adults, showed that 20 percent of the respondents chose South Korea as their favorite country [...]

Glass Ceiling High in S. Korean C-suite: Data

Glass Ceiling High in S. Korean C-suite: Data

SEOUL, Mar. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Slightly over 1 in 100 executives at South Korea’s top 30 conglomerates are women, data showed Wednesday, pointing to a high C-suite glass ceiling in Asia’s fourth-largest economy. As of end-September last year, 256 units of the leading business groups had 21 female directors, a mere 1.3 percent of [...]

80 pct of Married Women in Their 30s or Older Don’t Plan on Having Kids

80 pct of Married Women in Their 30s or Older Don’t Plan on Having Kids

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — On Monday, the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA) released a report title ‘The Status of Childbirth and Policy Implication’ based on data from a 2018 national survey on fertility, family health and welfare. In the report, 49.9 percent of married women between the ages 15 to [...]

S. Korean Women Think of Themselves as Fat When Young, Slim When Old: Study

S. Korean Women Think of Themselves as Fat When Young, Slim When Old: Study

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that younger South Korean women tend to wrongly think of themselves as overweight, while older women see themselves as slimmer than they actually are. A joint research team led by Prof. Lee Yu-mie from Yonsei Severance Hospital and Prof. Choi Kui-son from the National [...]