South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: EPA

South Korea’s new solution to address plummeting birth rates: showing respect for women

  • South Korea is the worst place for women to work in the OECD, despite women being among the organisation’s best educated, and more highly so than men
  • Birth rates have long been a policy priority: since 2006, the government has spent US$135.65 billion on perks for families and subsidies for children from birth
Topic |   Gender equality

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: EPA
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