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Issue 442
When the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children was ratified by the South Korean government and took effect in December 2015, the National Human Rights Commission of Korea creat...
Issue 255
The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family revised the Enforcement Regulations of the Act on the Prevention of Prostitution and Protection of Victims, Etc. in order to ensure the continued protection of shelter clients when a shelter...
Issue 275
(Photo Credit: JTBC) On November 7, 2016, the Jeju District Court ordered a man named Kim (57) be imprisoned for two years and his four-story building be confiscated for violations of the Act on the Punishment of Acts of Arranging Sex Tra...
Issue 254
Over the five months from November 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017, the Korea Communications Standards Commission will operate an Online Broadcast Monitoring Unit consisting of four working-level units (the coordination unit, illegal ...
Issue 412
The Daegu City government has proposed an ordinance on providing support for the rehabilitation of victims of prostitution in an effort to help women in red light districts achieve rehabilitation and independence. This is the first m...
Issue 262
The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced that a partial revision of the Enforcement Decree of the Public Health Control Act was approved at a ministerial meeting held on July 26 and will take effect on August 4, 2016. The revisi...
Issue 275
On November 3, the National Human Rights Commission of Korea hosted a conference on the status of prostitution of juveniles and the human rights of children and adolescents based on the commission’s recent survey of juvenile prostitu...
Issue 258
(Photo Credit: NSP News Agency) Local autonomous bodies have been conducting special inspections of entertainment businesses and bars that are permitted to hire entertainment service personnel in order to check on their compliance ...
Issue 242
The Seoul city government’s Dasihamkke Counseling Center (Dasi means ‘Again’, hamkke means ‘together’), whose mission is to provide integrated support to victims of prostitution and to prevent and monitor prostitution, opened the sec...
Issue 243
To commemorate the enactment of the anti-prostitution act, the Mokpo Women’s Human Rights Center hosted a discussion event on September 30 with an aim to raise awareness of the fact that prostitution is both illegal and violation of ...
Issue 225
Neulbom undertook online mentoring from April to November designed to prevent adolescent prostitution, and held a meeting to report the results on November 30. Since random chatting apps require no registration, random chatting apps...
WHRCK News 176
In celebration of the 2016 Anti-prostitution Week (September 19-25), Women’s Human Rights Commission of Korea and the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family held a policy forum on the prevention of prostitution on September 21 under ...
WHRCK News 264
(Opening ceremony(left) and the Minister of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family(right)) In partnership with the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, Women’s Human Rights Commission of Korea held a commemoration ceremony f...
WHRCK News 176
Women’s Human Rights Commission of Korea held a meeting on November 10 at its Grand Hall to report on the results of consultation on case management with the Support Centers for Youth at Risk. The meeting provided a venue for discussing the...
WHRCK News 216
(Photo: Sponsored by KOICA, WHRCK implemented "Capacity Building Training Program for VAW Victim Support Officers". The opening ceremony was held at the KOICA on Oct 6) The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA, President In Shik ...
WHRCK News 143
As part of the ODA project to support trafficking victims in developing countries commissioned by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, Women’s Human Rights Commission of Korea(WHRCK) is conducting victim support and traffickin...
WHRCK News 166
On November 8, Women’s Human Rights Commission of Korea and the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family hosted a policy forum themed Measures to Curtail the Demand Side. Major participants included the Ministry of Gender Equality and Fa...
WHRCK News 256
Sponsored by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, Women’s Human Rights Commission of Korea published Let’s Go Together, Sister!1)(언니, 같이 가자!), a compendium of the stories of activists providing rehabilitation support to ...