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After a slow start, South Korea’s #MeToo movement has exploded

After a slow start, South Korea’s #MeToo movement has exploded

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Quartz
by Isabella Steger

March 6, 2018

In recent years, however, feminism has exploded into the national conversation in Korea, as more women come forward to voice their support for causes such as abortion legalization (paywall) and safer menstruation products. Yesterday (March 5), the Korean Women’s Association United, an umbrella group of organizations from around the country, released a statement (link in Korean) titled “Time’s Up” which warned:

“We will break your world…. The change has already begun, and we will win.”

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