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S. Korean Men and Women Have Different Reasons for Remaining Single

S. Korean Men and Women Have Different Reasons for Remaining Single

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — According to a recent survey, men and women in South Korea see different reasons for the recent increase in individuals who are deciding to remain single. According to a survey of 2,009 provincial residents conducted by the Gyeonggi Provincial Government, men chose the burden of childbirth and childcare, accounting [...]

Married Women in 30s and 40s Without Children Enjoy Happier Marriage

Married Women in 30s and 40s Without Children Enjoy Happier Marriage

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Married couples in their 30s and 40s without any children are more satisfied with their marriage and happier after retirement, a recent study has revealed. Prof. Eun Seon-kyung from Korea Christian University conducted a survey of 1,000 women in their 30s and 40s who were married and were with [...]

Employment Rate for Korean Moms Remains Low, Despite High Enrollment in Kindergarten Programs

Employment Rate for Korean Moms Remains Low, Despite High Enrollment in Kindergarten Programs

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Countries are expanding social childcare and education systems in attempt to eliminate career breaks for women caused by childbirth and childcare. Unlike in major developed countries, however, the employment rate of women and kindergarten enrollment of children in South Korea is not directly proportional. According to an analysis released [...]

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 [...]