She entered the Blue House, the residence of the President of South Korea, as the most popular politician in her country. She has just left it as the most unpopular one, marked by one of the biggest political scandals in … Continue reading Park Geun-hye or the fall of the Iron Lady of South Korea
The ceiling glass in Japanese politics is still unbroken, but Yuriko Koike, the newly elected mayor of Tokyo put a huge crack in it. Despite the lack of her party’s support, she became the first woman to ever hold the office of governor … Continue reading Yuriko Koike, the first female governor of Tokyo
Her father, Park Chung-Hee, ruled South Korea with an iron fist for eighteen years (1961 – 1979). 34 years later, Park Geun-Hye won democratic elections and became the first female President of the country, usually known for being hostile to … Continue reading Park Guen-Hye presidency – a wind of change for the Korean Peninsula?
Many specialists on the First Ladyship’s question agree that a First Lady embodies the model of womanhood that currently dominates in her country. If this statement can be argued as to its global application, it seems however that it fits … Continue reading Afghanistan’s new First Lady – a positive change for women?