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Kim Jiyoung Born 1982 by Cho Nam - Joo


Kim Jiyoung Born 1982 is a groundbreaking book that delves deep into the realities and struggles of a young South Korean women. The novel is a reality show on gender inequality, sexism and societal expectations of women in modern-day South Korea.


The story follows Kim Jiyoung, a women born in 1982 from childhood to adulthood. Through her experiences, we see gender discrimination and misogyny from her early school days to her career and marriage.


The book highlights how women in South Korea face discrimination right from birth. Societal norms put constant pressure on them to look and behave in a certain way, and these expectations take a toll on their mental health. The author does an excellent job of portraying the mental and emotional struggles of women caused by the cultural and societal barriers they face.


The author perfectly captures the angst of women who have to battle the challenges daily of sex-selective abortions, wage gaps, workplace harassment, and how the system failed to protect them.


In conclusion, "Kim Ji-Young Born 1982" is a must read for anyone who wants to gain insight into the gender issues and societal norms that exist in modern-day South Korea. The novel is engaging, thought - provoking, and empowering. Cho Nam - Joo's writing is sharp, and her message resonates with readers worldwide.

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