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Haenyeo: Jeju legends

14 Nov

Haenyeo, Jeju, South Korea, Douglas McDonald

In a region of the world where Confucian ideals still exist and women are often considered inferior live a group of women, some well into their golden years, who have been defying that philosophy long before the well known women’s movement of the 1960s. They did it not for political or social reasons but out [...]