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The Traditional Role of Women in South Korea

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Within the historical Korean community, the women’s responsibility was to be restrained in the home. In early stages, women were educated on the ethics of relegation and the ability to organize their forthcoming responsibilities as a spouse and mother. Furthermore, they were not enabled to partake within the community as the men did and their portrayal was mainly focused on household concerns.

 

As the nineteen era approached, things began to eventually shift, with the perforation of the nation’s connection to the exterior world. Around this period, specifically westbound Christian pastors developed upscale schools. Furthermore, a majority of these schools was established particularly with the objective of cultivating women.

 

This process enabled the women to partake in a host of activities, such as creative crafts, educating others, sacred holy morals and the gifts and abilities to provide other women with hope and courage. Along with this, the women also participated in essential revolutions in opposition to the oriental traditions and demonstrated forceful strength, believes and devotion than what the men had brought forth.

 

By 1948, the development of the commonwealth of Korea had approached and the women had then accomplished lawful entitlement for equivalent responsibilities to participate in schooling, careers and personal living per their preference. This movement certainly benefited the women, as it formulated advanced lucrative growth, which helped other women to follow other influential women by joining them in the work force platform.

 

Over the years, the Korean industry consistently enhanced and perfected its livelihood. Moreover, the women’s educational and workforce status also continued to expand. By 1966, many women had successfully completed their elementary training, leaving only thirty-three percent of youthful females who pursued their schooling in middle school.

 

Along with this, twenty percent consistently pursued their education through high school and colleges. By 1998, this figure had substantially increased to more than ninety-seven and over sixty-percent for high school and university attendance. In addition, by 1999, the work force involvement of women had increased to over forty-seven percent.

 

With all respect and acknowledgments to the Christian pastors who passed down these extraordinary gifts and abilities to these women. All of which, consisted of hard work, courage and devotion. By 1987, the number of women who partaked in professional careers had significantly increased and the “Equal Employment Act” was initialized to eliminate further prejudicial treatments towards women. This act applied to all women in all circumstances in personal living and within their working environments.

 

With the approach of the re-modified legislation in 1998, the constitutional embassy introduced the Women’s affairs to work through further concerns particularly for women. This strategy was enhanced and heightened to develop into the Ministry of Gender Equality by 2001. The new reformed spiritual leadership initiated and organized more than seventeen essential assignments to be accomplished within six original segments.

 

The segments included the reorganizing and development of legislation’s that focused on prejudicial in any form. The legislation also consisted of, the advancement and support for women, the acceleration on women’s careers and deliverance of ongoing support for women who were employed and were seeking higher learning. Along with this, the segments included public assistance and resources to enable women to become more aggressive in the work force and to bring forth additional work and volunteer resources.

 

In today’s society, the Korean women are rapidly and effectively committed and bound to a host of different beneficial activities that include learning, tutoring, crafts, lawful legislation’s, historical content and many more intriguing gifts available to them. Moreover, these women today, take their gifts and abilities to give back to their communities for the continuance of free living and hope for other women.

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