Half of Public Servants Now Women

Half of Public Servants Now Women

About part of public servants in patriarchal Korea are now women. In keeping with figures published on Wednesday by way of the Ministry of Group of workers Management, ladies accounted for 49.4 % of civil servants ultimate year or 315,290 of 637,658. Yet they hardly everdangle senior positions, and the huge majority or 79.6 percent paintings for the Schooling Ministry, because of thismaximum are academics in state schools.

The ministry has by a long waythe biggestselection of civil servants on its payroll with 56.7 percent of the total, and 69.5 percent of them are women. That implies the bureaucracy remains substantially in male hands. Aside from the Education Ministry, the percentage of girls in public provider drops to a deficient 23.3 percent.The share is creeping up at a snail's velocity of 0.4 to one percentage point a year.Meanwhile, 1,269 male public servants took parental leave last year, accounting for 15.9 percent of the 7,993 who did. That used to bejust about double the 623 men in 2011.