The Women's News is an alternative newspaper,
published weekly in 32-page modified tabloid form, with a readership
of 98,000 people and 11 provincial branches. We also have
correspondents in the United States, Canada, Italy, France, Japan,
and the Philippines.
The Women's News aims to promote a new Society of Equality geared
toward community life. Our efforts are based on the premise that men
and women are equal, and that they can work together based on
individual freedom and self-confidence.
The paper started out in 1985 as a 16-page biweekly newsletter
published by the Women's Society Research Center. This newsletter
was a much welcomed breakthrough, paving the way towards publically
addressing women's issues. The success of the newsletter led to the
establishment of the present newspaper, which was formally
re-founded on October 14, 1988 as The Women's News, through the
offering of public stock.
The first publication of the present paper was on December 2,
1988. Since then, The Women's News has been the leading voice in the
promotion of culture for Korean women. The paper maintains high
journalist standards and reports on current events related to Korean
women. It also includes columns and feature articles on women's
affairs, biographical articles on Korean women, and informative
articles on culture, economy, health, and sports that are of
interest to women.