North Korean women wait at a bus stop in Pyongyang. Picture: AFP

When the dream dies: female North Korean defectors suffer prejudice in the competitive, self-absorbed South

Many North Korean women have escaped to the South via China, in search of freedom, happiness and a modern lifestyle. But the fantasy so often ends in disappointment

Topic |   North Korea

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North Korean women wait at a bus stop in Pyongyang. Picture: AFP
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