Annette Young heads to South Korea, which, despite its impressive economic record, consistently scores poorly for gender equality among advanced nations. It has the worst gender pay gap among OECD nations, while its traditional workplace culture results in many women giving up their careers after childbirth. Now the country has recorded the lowest fertility rate in the world, with women of reproductive age having fewer than one child on average.
In India, the idea of live-in relationships is considered a cultural taboo. Despite progressive laws, tradition and morality continue to have an iron grip on how society functions and treats women.
23 Apr 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic caused a shift in one manufacturing sector in particular. Despite the topic remaining widely taboo in conservative circles, the adult products industry is experiencing a surge in India.