Society

Articles devoted to examining all aspects of North Korean society, particularly the daily lives of the country’s ordinary citizens.

Wednesday 8th March, 2017
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North Korea is one of the few countries in the world where International Women’s Day is a national holiday – well, sort of....

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Tuesday 26th May, 2015
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"You are too poor to even prepare the altar for your deceased parents, but are required to bring expensive flowers to the Kim Family's memorial."...

Wednesday 13th May, 2015
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A look at the age of reserve soldiers in North Korea....

Thursday 7th May, 2015
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The question is not so simple in North Korea....

Wednesday 29th April, 2015
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Defectors reveal testimonies about rape culture and women’s rights abuse in Kangwon Province....

Wednesday 29th April, 2015
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“In North Korea, people who express their affection on the streets on in public places like in the South are regarded as corrupt or decadent capitalist delinquents."...

Wednesday 29th April, 2015
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Filing for a divorce in North Korea involves a lot of red tape. But there is one way to speed up the process of validation....

Tuesday 28th April, 2015
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How do North Korean men win the hearts of North Korean women?...

Tuesday 28th April, 2015
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Even divorce is a political matter....

Monday 27th April, 2015
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The answer may surprise you....

Monday 13th April, 2015
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“When it comes to sex, North Korean culture is that closed - because of this, sex in North Korea can only go further into the shadows."...