South Korea bans men with history of abuse from marrying foreign women

Legal amendment brought in after footage of man beating his Vietnamese wife sparked outcry South Korea is to enact legislation that will ban men with a history of domestic violence from marrying foreign women, the justice ministry has confirmed. The ministry said the change was prompted by national outcry over footage that emerged in July showing a 36-year-old South Korean man physically and verbally assaulting his Vietnamese wife in front of their young child. About 6,000 Vietnamese women marry men in South Korea every year, overtaking China as the country sending the largest number of foreign brides to South Korea, according to the South Korean embassy in Hanoi. The amendment will prohibit South Korean men from inviting foreign women to …

South Korea: woman reportedly kills herself after being secretly filmed by doctor

Family said she was suffering nightmares and trauma after the incident as nations spy cam epidemic continues A woman in South Korea has reportedly killed herself after discovering she had been secretly filmed in a hospital change room, amid growing public alarm at the voyeurism epidemic gripping the country. The woman, referred to in two men were arrested for secretly filming 1,600 people in 30 hotels across 10 cities in South Korea. The films were uploaded to a subscription website. Na-Young Lee, a professor of sociology at Chung-Ang University in Seoul, saidSouth Korean women were increasingly alarmed by the molka epidemic. There are cameras everywhere from toilets to motels, houses where you are living alone, to school, and these pictures …