In a time in which gender discrimination in the workplace is still rampant, the Seoul Foundation of Women & Family will be holding the “Making Workplaces Equal for Female Youth” conference on March 11th (Monday), 7 p.m. in the Seoul Women’s Plaza’s 2F Gender Library in order to commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8th
On March 8th, which is International Women’s Day, significant for highlighting issues faced by women in the workplace, the foundation will hear cases related to gender discrimination experienced by young women in the workplace and engage in a dialogue with the public.
This conference will be connected with Seoul’s labor policy and examine the labor issues faced by young women in the workplace, specifically in the fields of digital media and social venture which were once excluded from labor policies pertaining to the labor market.
This conference, through such groups as the Korean Women’s Trade Union, the Digital Content Freelancer Union (DCFU), and other female networks within the tech industry, will focus on building a critical awareness of the new problems being faced by young women in changing work environments in order to broadly discuss gender discrimination in employment practices and sites of investment and their relationship with gender equality in the workplace.
More information about the event can be found at the Seoul Foundation of Women & Family website （www.seoulwomen.or.kr，Open Plaza>Event Information).