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South Korea election

South Korean presidential hopefuls push anti-feminist agenda

'Masculinist' movement painting males as victims gains traction among young men

Women wearing masks walk through a traditional market in Seoul. Feminism in South Korea is facing a political backlash.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- Ahead of the 2017 presidential election in South Korea, Moon Jae-in pledged to "become a feminist president." In the run-up to the 2022 vote, the discourse could not be more different.

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