South Korean President Moon Jae-in opens a cabinet meeting at the presidential office in Seoul. Photo: Yonhap/DPA
South Korean President Moon Jae-in opens a cabinet meeting at the presidential office in Seoul. Photo: Yonhap/DPA
South Korea

Why are South Korea’s young men turning against Moon Jae-in and his ruling party?

  • Unpopular housing policies and a backlash against Moon’s perceived ‘feminist’ agenda has seen support for his Democratic Party administration collapse among Korean men in their 20s and 30s
  • Not so among young women, however – meaning victory for the opposition is far from guaranteed at the next presidential elections set for March 2022

Topic |   South Korea
South Korean President Moon Jae-in opens a cabinet meeting at the presidential office in Seoul. Photo: Yonhap/DPA
South Korean President Moon Jae-in opens a cabinet meeting at the presidential office in Seoul. Photo: Yonhap/DPA
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