Report: Sexual Violence in North Korea

To mark International Women's Day, the Korea Future Initiative has released a new report, Us Too: Sexual Violence Against North Korean Women and Girls. Fiona Bruce MP provided a Foreword for the report, which is reproduced below. Download the full report here: https://www.koreafuture.org/report/ustoo/ "This far-reaching report of sexual violence against North Korean women and girls maps a …

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Opinion: Preparing for Change in North Korea

We are told that North Korea is a Hermit Kingdom ─ mysterious, unknowable, and impenetrable. But this is simply not the case. Those of us involved with North Korea are acutely aware of what is happening within its borders. We know that a famine, exacerbated by government action and inaction, deliberately starved to death between …

Opinion: Actions, not words, will help North Korea’s refugees

*This article was originally published in the Korea JoongAng Daily on February 6th 2017. Displacement and suffering have shaped the human landscape of the Korean peninsula. Annexed in 1910 and occupied until 1945 by the Empire of Japan, between four and six million Koreans were forced into slavery as labourers and up to 200,000 Korean …