Bringing the learning home (Australian Learning & Teaching Council)

Parking Space for Women – Korea Seoul

One of the things I found quite interesting is this Parking Spot reserved only for women. 😀
One of my friends said that it was to encourage and promote gender equality on women, since Korea is still a glass-ceiling society I think. Another said that it was courtesy.

What do you guys think? Is it necessary? It’s certainly a quite interesting idea to say the least.


2 responses

  1. tonialeannegray

    There should be pink spaces at UOW….. ha ha

    September 28, 2010 at 1:47 am

  2. jangothard


    Brilliant! Is it like the disability spaces here though – the guys use them when they think no on is looking? How is it policed – do you have to have a little pink symbol in your windscreen to say, ‘I am a woman driver’ I wonder? I think it is fascinating – but the idea behind it, as you say, of positive discrimination in a sense, is what really appeals to me. I wonder if this idea of breaking through the glass ceiling is evident elsewhere in Korean society – dhow do gender relations strike you?

    Great picture!

    October 2, 2010 at 12:58 am

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