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Five Year Plan

Korean women laughing and screeching in the office. Comedians all. It is 8:55 A.M. and too early for this. Actually, it is never the right time for this. 424 more words


Women and Peace: Gloria Steinem to Join Christine Ahn as Women Walking for Peace in Korea.

Peace won’t just happen, we have to commit to change and diligently work for it.

On May 24, 2015, 30 international women peacemakers from around the world will walk with Korean women, North and South, to call for an end to the Korean War and for a new beginning for a reunified Korea. 195 more words

Empowering Discussions

The South Korean Stereotypes

It all started on November 26, 2014 when “mixo” commented on my professional stereotypes post, saying:

Hey MantisShrimp, been following your blog silently. Love your posts.

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Asian 'Sisterhood'

Learned something  interesting yesterday.  I know Korean women keep their maiden names even when they marry- a measure I thought of a greater degree of ‘liberation’ from their Japanese ‘sisters’.  50 more words

The increasing economic power of women in Korea breeds misogynistic sentiments among Korean men

Misogyny is defined by Allan G. Johnson as a ‘cultural attitude of hatred for females because they are female.’ However, the reason for growing misogynistic attitudes among Korean men may not be so simplistic. 510 more words