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South Korea shows workplace gender discrimination is alive and kicking

Seoul Metro cheated women out of jobs -- and it is not alone

| South Korea

The best qualification for a job in South Korea, it seems, is to be a man.

On September 30, Korea's Board of Audit and Inspection, or BAI, disclosed that Seoul Metro, which runs the capital's subway, had adjusted downward the interview scores of female applicants in a 2016 recruitment round for train inspectors and operators.

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