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Women’s Groups Rally Against Anti-Abortion Law

Women’s Groups Rally Against Anti-Abortion Law

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Ahead of a public trial at the Constitutional Court of Korea regarding South Korea’s abortion ban, civic groups advocating women’s rights have called for an abolition of the law as it infringes upon women’s rights to equality and happiness. Various women’s rights organizations came together to create an anti-abortion [...]

South Korean Women Are Being Told When to Get Pregnant at Work

South Korean Women Are Being Told When to Get Pregnant at Work

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite the government’s drive to boost declining birth rates, routine violations of women’s rights in the workplace continue to take place in South Korea. A series of reports showing employers interfering with female workers’ personal affairs – including pregnancy and marriage – has sent shockwaves across the country this [...]