North Korean cheerleaders perform during the women's preliminary round ice hockey match between the unified Korea team and Switzerland at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10. Photo: AFP

North Korean women lead the way, whether at the Olympics or in the economy

Adam Cathcart says it should not be overlooked that North Korea is using a female presence – from the leader’s sister to the hockey team and cheerleaders – to make a positive impression at the Olympics, as women matter more and more to its future

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North Korean cheerleaders perform during the women's preliminary round ice hockey match between the unified Korea team and Switzerland at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on February 10. Photo: AFP
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