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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Violence against Women and Girls & the Sustainable Development Goals

On the 27th April, Fiona Bruce MP, Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea, spoke briefly at a Westminster Hall debate on Violence against Women and Girls and the Sustainable Development Goals. Fiona noted:   I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing this debate. Will he join me in condemning the state-sanctioned violence against …

Remembering North Korea’s Forgotten Women

As we mark International Women’s Day, I am minded to reflect upon the recent conference in the House of Commons hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea, of which I am Co-Chair. Titled Addressing Violence against Women and Girls in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the conference looked to a forgotten corner of Asia and a forgotten group of …

APPG 2016 Conference Announced

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea is pleased to announce its London 2016 Conference will take place on February 22nd 2016. Titled 'Addressing Violence against Women and Girls in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea', the day-long conference will be held at the Houses of Parliament. Chaired by the Rt. Hon Fiona Bruce, MP; …

The Abuse of Women in the DPRK

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP, Vice-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea, has raised the plight of women in the DPRK with the Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. In two written questions, the MP for the Cotswolds asked "what discussions the British Embassy in Pyongyang has had with DPRK officials on reports...of …

APPG North Korea Event

The Role of North Korean Refugee Women in Peace-Building Open Meeting – Wednesday 14th January, 17:30-19:00pm, Committee Room 15, the Houses of Parliament The All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea will be hosting a meeting on the role of North Korean refugee women in peace-building on Wednesday 14th January at 17:30pm. The speakers will be Jiyoung Kang, …