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Yoon Suk-yeol needs to change the way South Korea treats women

New president must show that he believes in women's empowerment

| South Korea
Yoon Suk-yeol speaks during a campaign in Seoul on March 8: He must acknowledge that gender discrimination exists.    © Sipa/AP

Boram Jang is East Asia researcher at Amnesty International, based in Seoul.

Many women in South Korea will be feeling anxious today as the country inaugurates a new president Yoon Suk-yeol, a self-styled crusader for justice.

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