Women

Revolutionized Woman: A Primer on the Historical Rhetoric of Women in the NK Economy

By | July 03, 2012

Revolutionized Woman: A Primer on the Historical Rhetoric of Women in the NK Economy by Darcie Draudt This past Friday’s SinoNK weekly digest gave but short shrift to a rather significant working paper released in June of this year. Examining a recent survey of 300 North Korean refugees, Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland examine the […]

“Modern Day Slavery”: The Plight of North Korean Women in China

By | February 14, 2012

China’s decision to impose a one-child rule upon most families in 1978 has sprung a number of unintended consequences. The imbalance between men and women has created “thirty-million bachelors” and is stirring fears of future social unrest within China. But the consequences of the one-child policy are also beginning to spread beyond the border, and the […]