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S. Korean Women Up in Arms over Discrimination and Misogynist Hate Crimes

S. Korean Women Up in Arms over Discrimination and Misogynist Hate Crimes

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Women in South Korea have higher levels of resentment, depression and anger compared to men. The average “frustration” scale was 2.64 out of 4, according to a survey of 5,000 adult men and women in the country by the Korean Women’s Development Institute. Broken down by gender, the “frustration” [...]

14 pct of Women in Seoul Suffer from Digital Sexual Violence

14 pct of Women in Seoul Suffer from Digital Sexual Violence

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — About 14 percent of women living in Seoul have suffered from digital sexual violence, including spycam filming, unsolicited intimate images and the distribution of videos of sexual acts, a survey showed Monday. The Seoul metropolitan government and its affiliated Seoul Foundation of Women & Family unveiled their recent survey [...]

Korean Women Take Hands on Approach to Home Improvement

Korean Women Take Hands on Approach to Home Improvement

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — As more people are spending time at home following the introduction of a government-mandated 52-hour workweek, an increasing number of South Korean women are building their own furniture and redecorating or renovating their homes with professional equipment. The recent trend is reportedly led by the increasing number of one-person [...]

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 [...]