South Korea's Deepening Gender Conflict

As a platform of his campaign, newly elected President Yoon Suk-yeol pledged to disband the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, a government organization that furthers women's rights. His statement courted controversy, sparking a discussion as to which gender truly encounters discrimination: Although women are expected to fulfill traditional motherly roles, men lose 2 working years to mandatory military service. This episode examines the gender debate that divides South Korean society and politics.