"If a sexual violence case becomes known to outsiders in the process of the victim seeking help from those around her and women groups to solve her problems, this cannot be considered defamation as the victim did not intentionally defame the character of the violator." (Park Seon Young, Research Pro
Women peace groups all over the world made October 8, the day when the US began bombing Afghanistan last year, the 'International Day of Action against War and for Peace,' and held pro-peace, anti-war rallies in some 27 cities on the 1st anniversary. Women groups belonging to the East Asia-U
The Public Prosecutors Office (Prosecutor General Lee Myong Jae) sent to investigative agencies such as prosecutors and the police new guidelines concerning the investigation and trial of prostitution-related crimes. The guidelines contain instructions to inform both parties during the investigation
The world's attention is focused on North Korea, which is initiating a series of rapid economic reforms. As for South Korean society, inter-Korean economic cooperation such as the construction of an industrial complex in Gaeseong (North Korea) has emerged as a big issue in the corporate sector.
"Women's participation in economic activities has increased, but most of the female workforce still serve as irregular, contract workers or work in businesses employing less than 10 workers. It is difficult to organize women workers within the national federation of trade unions, which focuses o