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Female Victims of Dating or Domestic Violence More Likely to Suffer from Mental Disorders

Female Victims of Dating or Domestic Violence More Likely to Suffer from Mental Disorders

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Female victims of dating or domestic violence are constantly exposed to the risk of suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a recent study has revealed. A research team from Samsung Medical Center conducted a survey of 3,160 South Korean women over 18 years of age, 47 of whom said [...]

16.7 pct of Men Want Commemorative Rites, Compared to Only 2.4 pct of Women

16.7 pct of Men Want Commemorative Rites, Compared to Only 2.4 pct of Women

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The gap between men and women is significant in the opinion of ancestral rites, a major topic for the upcoming Chuseok holiday. According to a survey of 656 union members conducted by the Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU), 16.7 percent of men said they wanted their offspring to [...]

New ‘Safe Delivery Service for Women’ Options Launched in Seoul

New ‘Safe Delivery Service for Women’ Options Launched in Seoul

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A ‘Safe Delivery Service for Women’ was introduced in Seoul in 2013 for the first time in South Korea. Now, a new service where safety is guaranteed for those wishing to send a package will be rolled out. ‘Safe Delivery Service for Women’ was launched as a service that [...]

Demand for Hair Loss Products Surges Among Young Women

Demand for Hair Loss Products Surges Among Young Women

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The hair loss market is seeing a marked shift in demographics, as the core purchasing group is switching from male to female and middle-aged to younger generations. According to an analysis of big data on hair loss management products from January to July by online shopping site Gmarket, female [...]

Clown-masked Delivery Marketing Heavily Criticized for Implying Sexual Crime

Clown-masked Delivery Marketing Heavily Criticized for Implying Sexual Crime

SEOUL, Jul. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean parcel service provider is being severely criticized after attempting to exploit the fear faced by women living alone for marketing. The company posted what looked like CCTV footage of a person wearing a clown mask stealing a parcel delivered to a one-room studio on YouTube. After [...]

Animal Care Presents New Job Opportunities for the Elderly and Middle-aged Women

Animal Care Presents New Job Opportunities for the Elderly and Middle-aged Women

SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid growing interest in animal welfare as South Korean society enters the era of 10 million pets, animal-related jobs are becoming a new opportunity for social participation for the elderly and middle-aged women, who are alienated from social activities. Earlier this year, Gwanak District in Seoul recruited six senior [...]