South Korea feminists are planning nationwide protests against gender-based violence this weekend. It is a reaction to an anti-feminist wave that has swept through South Korea. Resulting in a tense gender war in which men claim they are now the victims of gender discrimination.
Yoon accused ministry officials of treating men like “potential sex criminals” and exacerbating gender inequality.
South Korea’s feminist movement has made significant progress. The movement resulted in the resignation of prominent public figures accused of sexual misconduct. Including the mayor of Busan, South Korea’s second-largest city.
Yoon has pushed his anti-feminist agenda in recent months. He is insisting that he will carry out his campaign promises to abolish the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. The ministry was founded in 2001 to provide resources for girls who have experienced sexual and domestic violence. also read:-Travel destination planned for you for new year’s every month, 12 places-12 months !
The “escape the corset” movement swept South Korea in 2019. A rejection of the country’s beauty standards and social pressure to conform.
For several decades, South Korea has had the largest gender pay gap among countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Women are held to a beauty standard that many people believe is unfair and inappropriate. According to Yusu Li, a member of the feminist group Haeil, there is a stigma against women who do not wear makeup or have short hair.
Many young women in South Korea are afraid to speak out for women’s rights.
Many young women in South Korea are afraid to speak out for women’s rights. According to Ellen Kwon, 25, many young Korean men look down on women who are passionate about gender equality.
“Femi,” short for feminist, has become a derogatory term in South Korea for anyone who speaks out against gender discrimination and women’s empowerment. In Korea, asking someone if they are a “femi” is the same as asking if they have a mental illness, according to Hwang of Haeil.