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Current Affairs

Journalists and analysts discuss U.S.-China relations, China’s economy, the U.S. presidential election, and North Korea.
Asia Society Magazine examines South Korea’s gender divide with Hawon Jung, author of the recently published book ‘Flowers of Fire: The Inside Story of South Korea’s Feminist Movement and What It Means for Women’s Rights Worldwide.’ Jung offers a glimpse into the challenges, triumphs, and ongoing struggles that South Korean women face as they fight back against sexual assault, digital sex crimes, and deeply-rooted patriarchal gender norms, and how the nation’s #MeToo movement can inspire feminist movements in Asia and beyond.