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Half of Working Moms Quit 1 Year After Taking Childcare Leave: Survey

Half of Working Moms Quit 1 Year After Taking Childcare Leave: Survey

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Nearly half of South Korea’s working moms quit their jobs within a year of taking childcare leave, a report said Friday.  The high proportion of early retirement by women is attributed to discrimination at the workplace and long work hours, the report by the Korea Institute for Health and [...]

Seven Out of Ten Korean Women Say, “I Will Work Even After Marriage”

Seven Out of Ten Korean Women Say, “I Will Work Even After Marriage”

SEOUL, July 9 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent study disproved the current negative remarks on young Korean women of their excessive dependency on men, who are often marked with a scarlet letter “Kimchi girl.”  “Kimchi girl” is a derogatory webspeak word in Korea, used to indicate young Korean women who depend entirely on men of [...]