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    #MeToo Makes It to South Korea

    Despite Park Geun-hye’s achievement as the country’s first female president, South Korea has never fully embraced feminism, due partly to traditions associated with Korean Confucianism. Now, a new generation of activists — including female gamers — is reinventing what it means to be a woman in the East Asian country. They experience plenty of pushback, including from radical nationalist groups and deep-seated conservative tendencies, but they’re hoping the global cachet of the #MeToo movement will help advance their own cause.

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