Why the phrase “feminism” has develop into taboo in South Korea | EUROtoday

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HASThe reverse of its Confucian picture of concord, the Land of the Calm Morning is shaken by probably the most violent wars of the sexes happening in developed international locations. Young males on the appropriate, younger ladies on the left: the divide, obvious for a decade, was confirmed once more through the legislative elections of April 10 in South Korea.

“Some 51% of younger ladies of their twenties voted for the Democratic Party [principal parti d’opposition progressiste au gouvernement conservateur, NDLR], who received the elections, summarizes Min Hee Go, professor at Ewha Women's University, specialist in gender points in politics. Only 26% of males the identical age voted for the Democratic Party. They gave their ballots to the Conservative Party much more…