International Sex Trafficking in Women in Korea: Its Causes, Consequences and Countermeasures

  title={International Sex Trafficking in Women in Korea: Its Causes, Consequences and Countermeasures},
  author={Seol Dong-Hoon},
  journal={Asian Journal of Women's Studies},
  pages={47 - 7}
  • Seol Dong-Hoon
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Sociology
  • Asian Journal of Women's Studies
Abstract In the past, Korea exported labor and supplied migrant women who were employed in the entertainment sector abroad. Since 1987, the flow of migration from Korea began to change dramatically, and around 1996 it was reversed as Korea emerged as a major host country for foreign migrant workers, including those engaged in the sex industry. Even though its scale has diminished, the flow of Korean migrant workers and female entertainers from Korea to third countries continues. This paper… 
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