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Who Is to Blame for the Ills of South Korea’s Musical Industry?

Over the past 20 years, the South Korean musical industry has experienced explosive growth. But it has failed to develop artistically, depending on big-scale Western productions. The problem lies with local production companies that prioritize profit over quality, some say. But many industry insiders blame the fans.

Feminism Reboot: “We Are Alive, Right Here”

Two years ago in South Korea, a woman was murdered in Gangnam. It was a senseless death that changed the landscape of feminism in South Korea. Here are the stories of the women who want to reclaim the "dirty F-word" into a language of empowerment.

What Happens to Women After #MeToo

Look beyond the headlines. What about the many more victims of #MeToo that don't get any headlines because the perpetrators aren't 'newsworthy'? Here is the story of what potential victims in South Korea face after they speak out in public.

#MeToo in South Korea: The Fall of Powerful Men and What’s Next

#MeToo is snowballing into an unprecedented storm of discussions and criticisms about sexual harassment in South Korea. Ahn Hee-jung was the latest of 'the mighty' to fall. What questions should we be asking? What lessons should we derive from this movement?

Women's March

South Korea Women’s March in Photos

Korea Exposé shares a selection of photos from Korea Women's March, held in Seoul on Mar. 4. With a progressive government in power, is the gender gap set to start closing?

Study: “Dating Violence Prevalent in Seoul”

A recent study of dating violence in Seoul revealed that 39.1 percent of women had suffered from physical violence, 54.7 percent had been victims of sexual violence, and several other shocking figures.

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