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Title [News]3-KOREA WOMEN…S WEEK 1 TO 7 JULY 2012
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Korea celebrated its 17th “Women Week” from July 1 to 7, 2012. From its designation as Women’s Week by the Korean Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, MGEF and each local government have been celebrating the Korean Women’s Week with various events. In this year, ‘Women’s Economic Empowerment’ was highlighted through various events like exhibition, women’s employment counseling. Besides the women’s economic issue, variety of events for marriage immigrant women was also took place all around Seoul. Jung district organized “Happy together” program for multicultural family, in which multi-family enjoyed Korean Music, Tea ceremony, etc. Jungrang district also opened cooking contest for multi-family household. Seoul Foundation of Women and Family also cerebrated Women’s week by providing women’s movie and by holding the Women NGO conference.

● The 1st ‥Women…s Week… in Korea started on July 1 in 1996, commemorating the enforcement of Framework Act on Women…s Development established in a year before 1995. According to the article 14 of the law, it states ‥for the sake of facilitating women…s development and raising, etc. national interest in the promotion of gender equality, one week year shall be designated as Women…s Week.… The basic idea is that women NGOs and the relevant public organizations all together conduct a nationwide public campaign to raise the awareness of gender equality and women…s empowerment for a one week period.

Ice breaking performance to break prejudice and discrimination on Women at the opening of the Women’s Week

Women NGO conference

Consulting for Women’s employment