Song Hong Ryon’s mother fled North Korea in the late 1990s in search of food and work in China.
Song Hong Ryon’s mother fled North Korea in the late 1990s in search of food and work in China.
South Korea

Half-Chinese, half-North Korean: they flee to the South seeking safety but find discrimination and isolation

  • In South Korea, these children often face crises in identity, a language barrier, public indifference and poor government assistance
  • Neither parent is originally from South Korea, so they struggle to assimilate into the country’s brutally competitive and fast-paced society

Topic |   South Korea
Song Hong Ryon’s mother fled North Korea in the late 1990s in search of food and work in China.
Song Hong Ryon’s mother fled North Korea in the late 1990s in search of food and work in China.
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