Entry #3465: LGBT employment discrimination in South Korea

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RegionSouth Korea
IssueLGBT employment discrimination
StatusNo protections
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionIn South Korea, national law provides no protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Sourceshttps://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-news/south-koreas-lgbtq-community-confronts-crushing-headwinds-fight-equali-rcna57777


Revision History (5)

Revision by rainbowmit1. Corrected error

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Start DateJan 1, 2016(NONE)
NoteFull discrimination protection including aggravated conditions since 2016.In South Korea, national law provides no protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Full discrimination protection including aggravated conditions since 2016. In South Korea, national law provides no protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Sourceshttps://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-news/south-koreas-lgbtq-community-confronts-crushing-headwinds-fight-equali-rcna57777
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https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-news/south-koreas-lgbtq-community-confronts-crushing-headwinds-fight-equali-rcna57777

Revision by Ausyk

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Start Date(NONE)Jan 1, 2016
SourcesNo
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No
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "In South Korea, national law doesn't provide protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The National Human Rights Commission does outlaw SOGI discrimination in principle, but it does not have any coercive power. See NBC News' reporting from South Korea: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-news/south-koreas-lgbtq-community-confronts-crushing-headwinds-fight-equali-rcna57777"
  • Status is not correct "South Korea has no protections or anti-discriminations laws about LGBTQ+people. Please deleted these wrong informations."

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteFull discrimination protection including aggravated conditions.Full discrimination protection including aggravated conditions since 2016.
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Full discrimination protection including aggravated conditions. conditions since 2016.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Start DateAug 15, 1948(NONE)
NoteNoFull discrimination protection including aggravated conditions.
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No Full discrimination protection including aggravated conditions.
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Gay people are not protected against discrimination in employment in South Korea."

Revision by Ausyk

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Start Date(NONE)Aug 15, 1948

Ausyk created this entry.