Women in South Korea
Women in South Korea have experienced great social change in recent years following the miracle on the Han River, and especially women’s social status improvement over the last 30 years, it was shown ...
Kim Myeong-sun
Kim Myeong-sun (Korean: 김명순, Hanja: 金明淳) (b. 20 January 1896 in Pyongyang – 22 June 1951) was a female Korean novelist and poet of the early 20th century.
Kim Myeong-sun, who wrote under the p...
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Ministry of Gender Equality and Family
The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family (여성가족부;女性家族部; also abbreviated as MOGEF) or the Ministry of Gender Equality (여성부, 女性部) is a cabinet-level division of the government of South Korea. It was c...
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Choi Jungsook
Choi Jungsook (10 February 1902 – 23 February 1977) was an activist in the Korean independence movement and women's movement. She was also an educator, a doctor, the first woman principal in Jeju, and...
Na Hye-sok
Na Hye-sok (Hanja: 羅蕙錫, Hangul: 나혜석, 18 April 1896 – 10 December 1948) was a Korean poet, feminist writer, painter, educator, and journalist. Her pen name was Jeongwol (Hangul: 정월, 晶月).She was th...
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Alexandra Kim
Alexandra Petrovna Kim (Russian: Александра Петровна Ким; Korean: 김알렉산드라; February 22, 1885 – September 16, 1918) was a Korean revolutionary political activist. Having joined the Bolsheviks in 191...
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Uinyeo
Uinyeo (literally "medicine women") were female physicians who specialized in the treatment of women during the Joseon Dynasty (1392 – 1910) of Korea. The uinyeo were established as a solution ...
Musuri
Musuri is a Korean term referring to female slaves in charge of odd chores in the court during the Goryeo and Joseon Dynasty of Korea. Their main tasks were miscellaneous works such as drawing water f...
Kolleen Park
Kolleen Park (also known as Bak Kallin and Park Youngmi), is an American born South Korean musical director, conductor, and actress, and is also a judge on the Korean talent show Korea's Got Talent.
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Lee Wu-jong
Lee Wu-jong (Korean:이우정, hanja:李愚貞, August 1, 1923 – May 30, 2002) was a South Korean politician and feminist, labor right activist, Christianity feminism activist and Anti Hoju activist from 1950s to...
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Kim Il-yeop
Kim Il-yeop, or Kim Iryŏp, (Korean: 김일엽, hanja: 金一葉; April 28, 1896 - May 28, 1971) was a Korean writer, journalist, feminist activist, Buddhist nun.Her given name was Kim Won-ju (김원주, 金元周); Her penna...
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Deposed Queen Lady Yun
Deposed Queen Lady Yun (korea:폐비윤씨, hanja:廢妃 尹氏, 15 July 1455 – 29 August 1482), 11th generation descendant of General Yun Gwan (윤관), was Joseon Dynasty's King Seongjong of Joseon's second wife. First...
Sanggung
Sanggung was an official title of the senior 5th rank (正五品; Jong 5 pum), the highest attainable for gungnyeo, a lady-in-waiting during the Joseon Dynasty of Korea. Female officers with the title were ...
Helen Kim
Helen Kim (also Kim Hwal-lan, 1899 - 1970) was a South Korean politician, educator, social activist, and feminist. Her pen name was Wuwol(우월;又月).
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Park In-deok
Park In-deok (Korean: 박인덕, Hanja: 朴仁德, September 24, 1896 – April 3, 1980) was a Korean independence activist, educator, writer, and a social activist. She used the penname of Eunbong(은봉, 銀峰).Park...
Park Naehyeon
Park Naehyun (1920~1976) was a South Korean female painter born in Jinnampo of South Pyongan Province. Graduating from Gyeongseong Female high school in 1937, she entered the Tokyo women's arts schoo...