‘Failing to fulfil her duty to the nation’ criticism sparks outrage on social mediaA South Korean politician has sparked anger after he criticised the female nominee for head of the country’s fairtrade commission for “failing to fulfil her duty to the nation” by not having children.Jeong Kab-yoon, a member of the conservative opposition Liberty Korea party, was widely condemned after suggesting to Joh Sung-wook, an economics professor, that she had focused on her career at the expense of the country’s birth rate. Continue reading...
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Ms. Lee was a prominent activist and a founder of women’s studies programs. She also stood...Ms. Lee was a prominent activist and a founder of women’s studies programs. She also stood up to the country’s dictators.