Christian Women's Movement in Korean Modern history and Peace & Unification Movement

Christian Women's Movement in Korean Modern history and Peace & Unification Movement


  • Journal title: International Journal of Korean History
  • ISSN: 1598-2041 (print) 2508-5921 (online)
  • Publisher: Korea University, Center for Korean History
  • Country of publisher: korea, republic of
  • Date added to EuroPub: 2018/May/12

Subject and more

  • LCC Subject Category: History
  • Publisher's keywords: Korean Christian women, Colony, Korean war, South-North Division, Korean Women NGOs, Peace Movements, Movements for Reunification
  • Language of fulltext: english
  • Full-text formats available: PDF


    Jeong-ran Yun



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Experiences under the Japanese occupation, wars and South-North division are major factors in shaping the lives of Korean women. 50-yearold division on the Korean Peninsula aggravated pains afflicted on women, along with spread of militarism culture. For women who experienced the modern history and considering the Korean situation in progress, peace and unification movement become the significant issue. Therefore, Korean women aggressively participated in peace and unification movement and anti-war campaigns through South-North exchanges. For the sake of peace and unification movement, women set up organizations and take actions thank to th on-going active actions of Christian women.

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