The 38th Korean Women’s Conference was held
‘Abolish the Ministry of Leisure’ and ‘promote evil’ gathered voices to condemn the government
Women’s Movement Award of the Year: ‘Paris Baguette Branch’
Special Award: The late Hon. Bora Lim
On the 4th, four days before International Women’s Day, the 38th Korean Women’s Convention hosted by the Korean Federation of Women’s Organizations is held at Seoul Plaza. Senior Reporter Kang Chang-gwang email@example.com
The lawn in front of Seoul City Hall was covered in purple waves symbolizing feminism. Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8th, the Korean Women’s Convention hosted by the Korean Women’s Association was held. On the afternoon of the 4th, the Korean Women’s Conference (Women’s Conference), which marked its 38th anniversary this year, was held at Seoul Plaza in Jung-gu, Seoul, with an estimated 10,000 people in attendance. The Korean Women’s Convention, known as the ‘feminist holiday’, has been held online or skipped since Corona 19. Last year, it was held simultaneously online and offline in Bosingak in Jongno, Seoul. Before the main event, booths for 60 organizations, including women’s groups, were set up in the plaza, and citizens continued to participate. Organizations attending the booth offered various gender equality agendas, such as opposing the abolition of the Ministry of Gender and Family Equality, reducing the gender pay gap, and tackling gender discrimination and structural sexual violence. Yuhanna (24), who is a citizen, placed a post-it in a booth set up by the National Action to Abolish the Leisure Department, stating, “If the Leisure Department is abolished, gender discrimination will intensify and gender equality education is impossible. .” Ms. Yoo, who said this was her fifth participation in the women’s convention, said, “I hope that the non-consensual sexual violence law and the anti-discrimination law will pass the National Assembly.” Park university student wrote Min-seo (20), wearing purple clothes and attending with members of the Human Rights Union Club at Seoul Regional University, a letter to Yoon Seok-yeol’s government at the ‘National Women’s Solidarity’ booth, saying, ‘Stop the policy promote hatred’, saying, “Abolish the Ministry of Recreation, etc.” I am angry that the government seems to be encouraging gender division through the issue of ‘.
Post-it notes written against the abolition of the Ministry of Recreation are collected at the booth prepared for the ’38th Korean Women’s Convention’ hosted by the Federation of Korean Women’s Organizations held at Seoul Plaza in Jung-gu, Seoul on the 4th. Reporter Lee Woo-yeon
The official stage started at 2:30 pm with the slogan “Forward for gender equality.” Maeng Young-sim, a female migrant worker, an activist at the Korean Migrant Women’s Human Rights Center, and Choi Mal-ja, a party to “Me Too in 56 Years,” issued the “3/8 Women’s Declaration,” and said, “The government Yoon Seok-yeol is a social structural contradiction that leads to gender discrimination. He continues to deny his existence.” They said, “This leads to the retreat of the national and local government gender equality promotion system and general policies that have been established through the long struggle of feminists.” The Paris Baguette branch of the National Food and Chemical Fiber Industry Trade Union was selected as this year’s Women’s Movement Award winner. The branch publicized the labor rights violations suffered by Paris Baguette bakers, many of whom are young women, through the fast of branch president Lim Jong-rin last year. “We managed to reach a social agreement in November last year with the help of many organizations, but the company is not keeping it,” said Naeun-kyung, head of the branch’s Seoul branch. The world is changing because women are moving.” The special award was given to the late Pastor Bora Lim, who died on the 5th of last month. The organizers said, “We joined forces with those who opposed discrimination and hatred, who walked through the scene of battle, and took part in the pain and suffering of disgraced bodies.” He explained the reason for his choice.
At the 2023 Women Workers Convention held in front of Bosingak in Jongno-gu, Seoul on the afternoon of the 4th, participants tear transparent cloth to break the glass ceiling, a symbol of discrimination against women. Senior Correspondent Kang Chang-gwang
In the ‘Gender Equality Stepping Stone’, 112 plaintiffs and attorneys were selected in a lawsuit for state compensation for US military ‘comfort women’, which drew a Supreme Court ruling recognizing state responsibility for the ‘comfort women’ issue in the United States. military camps. In addition, △’National Women’s Labor Union Sangnok CC Branch’, which expanded the labor rights of caddies, who are specially hired workers, △’Counsel for the Joint Countermeasures Committee for the Case of Sexual Violence of LGBT Women by Navy Sgt.’, which led to the improvement of women’s and minority rights in the army, △Local elections Named ‘Cheongju Feminist Network’, which ran feminist politicians. In the ‘Obstacles to Gender Equality’, Kwon Seong-dong, who, as the floor leader of the party, introduced an amendment to the Government Organization Act to abolish the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, and temporarily suspend the Ministry of Gender Equality and Families. butter knife crew project (a project to support youth projects that find gender equality agendas in everyday life) The Minister of Gender Equality and Family, Kim Hyun-sook, who denied the existence of structural gender discrimination, was chosen. The Ministry of Education, which removed the phrases ‘sexual minority’, ‘gender equality’ and ‘reproduction’ in the revised 2022 curriculum, and the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, which delayed approval of miscarriage-causing medicines even after which also referred to a constitutional inconsistency in terms of ‘abortion offences’. In addition, △ Dongnamwon Saemaul Geumgo does not apologize to the victim despite being cleared by the Ministry of Employment and Labor for harassment at work, such as making a female employee cook △ A man accused of violating the Stalking Penalty Act was found in innocent and said, “The victim did not answer the phone. The 9th Criminal Court of the Incheon District Court, which ruled that if it was displayed as a missed call, it cannot be considered stalking. △ Seoul Transportation Corporation, which proposed a ban on female employees of duty as a countermeasure against the ‘Sindang Station Stalking and Murder Case’ △ Conceal and reduce the case of sexual harassment in the workplace POSCO was also chosen. At the time of their names being called, the participants booed. There was also a statement of solidarity from the families of the Itaewon disaster who set up an incense burner at Seoul Plaza. Jo Mi-eun, mother of the late actor Lee Ji-han, said, “Women from all over the world are asked to stand together as families bereaved Itaewon trying to create an independent investigative agency through a special law.” The Women’s Convention ended with a song by the ‘Lee So-seon Choir’ and a street parade through Gwanghwamun Intersection, Jonggak Station, and 1-ga Euljiro Station before returning to Seoul Plaza.Reporter Lee Woo-yeon firstname.lastname@example.org. kr