Far from the egalitarian principles espoused by the communist Kim regime, gender relations under the North Korean society mean women are often abused and undervalued. Glimpses of hope are visible on the Korean Peninsula for the first time in years. North Korea and the US have held some of their most important denuclearisation talks to date, and the Pyongyang leadership has embarked on what looks like a serious peace process with Seoul. Even during the talks, both Moon and Trump avoided directly raising such issues with Kim, eager as they were to achieve their own key objectives. It was galling to hear so little about the lives of ordinary North Koreans — and in particular women. In my own interviews with both male and female defectors, I heard about the day-to-day inequality, and also the violations of basic rights that women inside the dictatorship face as a matter of routine.
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Prostitution in North Korea is illegal and is not visible to visitors. Allegedly, a collection of women called the kippumjo provided sexual entertainment to high-ranking officials until Meanwhile, some North Korean women who migrate to China become involved in prostitution. Under Article of the Criminal law, prostitution is punishable by up to two years labour if engaged in "multiple times". Their services were not available to most North Korean men. North Korea is a source country for women and children who are subjected to sex trafficking.
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The status of women in North Korea is not fully understood outside the country, due to the political isolation of North Korea , the unwillingness of the North Korean authorities to allow foreign investigators access in the country, and the existence of conflicting reports. The official position of the North Korean government is that women have equal rights with men. Although these social systems have not entirely been successful, they have been integrated into daily life to help women. The reforms implemented provided women's rights at work, rights of inheriting and sharing of properties, and rights of free marriage and divorce.
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