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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Korea's other 'comfort women' seek payouts for serving in brothels for US troops

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:15am by Reuters

    ... as prostitutes and violated their human rights. They are claiming 10 million won (HK$76,000) for each plaintiff. The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family declined to comment on the lawsuit. The US ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Can South Korea's first woman president, Park Geun-hye, deliver on gender equality?

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Korea's first woman president, will lead a country that is ranked below the likes of Suriname and the United Arab Emirates in gender equality. South Korea's journey from war-torn poverty ... voters after a decade of remaining largely silent about their causes. Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum ranked South Korea 108th out of 135 countries in terms of gender equality, one ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Seoul wants Unesco to register records on Japan's wartime sex slaves

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 12:42pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... relevant materials that are scattered across Korea, China, Japan and Southeast Asia,” explained the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. “We will finish archiving by the end of this year and apply next year to be added to the register in 2017.” South Korea’s gender equality ministry said it was considering cooperating with other countries and revelant charities to raise the chances ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park becomes South Korea's first woman president

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by AGANECIES

    ... Agencies in Seoul Conservative daughter of the country’s former dictator sweeps to ‘symbolic’ victory over her liberal rival and vows to be ‘leader of promise’ South Korea elects its first woman president Conservative Park Geun-hye, the daughter of South ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean youth population to be halved by 2060

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea’s low birth rate means the size of its youth population – those aged between nine and 24 – will be slashed in half by 2060, a government report warned on Monday. The number of young people peaked at 14 million in 1980, accounting for 36.8 per cent of the whole population, census data by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family showed. ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea swears in first female president, Park Geun-hye

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 09:24am by AFP

    ... Emirates in gender equality. South Korea’s journey from war-torn poverty to Asia’s fourth-largest economy has done little to break the male stranglehold on political and commercial power in what ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea on track to elect first female president

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 10:23am by AFP

    ... rival Moon Jae-in. A female president is a big change for a country tranked 108th out of 135 countries in terms of gender equality – one place below the United Arab Emirates With more than 40 ... countries in terms of gender equality – one place below the United Arab Emirates and just above Kuwait. ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea tries to curb the sexual exploitation of underage K-pop stars

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... An official at the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, Lee Ill-hyun, said the move would encourage self-regulation, as producers would have to tone down performances or suffer a rating that cut ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Seoul's poverty lingers in the shadows of Gangnam-style prosperity

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... of everything that is wrong with South Korea's rapid economic development. "It's a powerful symbol of inequality in our society," Kim said. ...



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