TITLE

Korea's Dark Secret

AUTHOR(S)
Beals, Gregory
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);4/8/2002-4/15/2002 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 139 Issue 14/15, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the rise in abortions in South Korea. Clash between greater sexual openness and conservative attitudes; Cultural stigma of abortion; Estimated number of abortions performed each year, despite the fact abortion is illegal; Factors contributing to the trend, including loosening sexual mores; Suggestion that the high abortion rate may demonstrate the persistence of conservative attitudes.
ACCESSION #
6441073

 

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