The novel Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982, by Cho Nam-joo, became a cultural touchstone for the Me Too movement in South Korea when it was released in 2016. The novel Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982, by Cho Nam-joo, became a cultural touchstone for the Me Too movement in South Korea when it was released in 2016.
The novel Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982, by Cho Nam-joo, became a cultural touchstone for the Me Too movement in South Korea when it was released in 2016.

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Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982: the book that became a symbol of South Korea’s Me Too movement

  • First published in 2016, Cho Nam-joo’s novel gave voice to women silenced by the country’s inherent misogyny
  • The titular protagonist, whose name is equivalent to Jane Doe, details a life of constant discrimination

Topic |   South Korea
The novel Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982, by Cho Nam-joo, became a cultural touchstone for the Me Too movement in South Korea when it was released in 2016. The novel Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982, by Cho Nam-joo, became a cultural touchstone for the Me Too movement in South Korea when it was released in 2016.
The novel Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982, by Cho Nam-joo, became a cultural touchstone for the Me Too movement in South Korea when it was released in 2016.
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