About Hyaeweol Choi

Professor Hyaeweol Choi is Director of the Korea Institute at the Australian National University.

Gender and sexuality, Korea

Misogyny on the rise in South Korea’s ‘gender war’


A shocking murder puts renewed focus on gender politics in South Korea On 17 May this year a 23-year-old woman was stabbed to death by a 34-year-old man at a unisex toilet near the Gangnam subway station in Seoul. What shocked the public most was that the victim was a total stranger to the assailant. […]