As of March of this year, some 10,300 defectors have come to the South... since August 1953. Of these, 6236 are women. In fact, through 1989, women made up only 7 percent of defectors, but the ratio has been increasing to the point that last year, 78 percent of the defectors who came South were women.Read the entire post on the emerging South Korean market for arranged marriages with North Korean women.
Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Trafficking in human persons report...
A shift in percentages we should be paying attention to, courtesy The Marmot's Hole: