chapter  2
The World of Korean women today
Pages 11

Korean women are articulate about the world in which they live. Their words present a vivid picture of the wide range of women’s experiences and attitudes in Korea.

Sitting in a fashionable restaurant at lunch, Kay, a sharply dressed woman in her 30s tells me:

I love my work. Starting my own graphic design company after working in a large company was a thrill, but my mother-in-law is constantly nagging me to stay at home and take care of my husband and son. I often wish I had never married.