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The History of the Movements againstDomestic Violence in Korea: the Issuesabout the Feminism Shelter, “Shimteo”,Movement a...
Movement against Domestic violence          and‘Shimteo’  1983: KWHL established with phone counseling andsupporting women...
Movement Against Domestic Violence          and‘Shimteo’ 1983      1987          1998. JulyKWHL                           ...
Movement for a Legislation onDomestic Violence PreventionAct (1994~1998) 1994.                1997.                       ...
Effects and Problems of Domestic ViolencePrevention Act <Effects>   Increasing government support   Taking more seriously ...
Status and Problem of Shimteo sincethe legislation of Domestic ViolenceAct(1998-present)  The contents and roles are diffe...
Status of Shimteo  total user : around 1,500 persons (1987~present)  period of use : in the early of 1987 for 7days, now f...
KWHL Feminism counseling andmission of ‘Shimteo’  Shimteo comes from all KWHL’s missions  Empower the shelter families t...
Shelter Service : Programs Feminist individual, group counseling Discovering self program -‘Ego-Trip’ The shelter meeti...
Shelter Service : Programs         “Empowering        sexual self-     “Empowering        consciousness     awareness”    ...
Shelter Service : Children’s Program Individual counseling Sex education “Peaceful Interaction” Art Therapy Extracurr...
Local Communities      Vocational training and       Company Human Resources      Local social service centers and      ...
After ‘Shimteo’‘Bettle’Women’s group who stayed at ‘Shimteo’ sharing information and supporting each other⇒ The process ...
After legislating the act -KWHL’s activities for women’s issues  Raise personal issues as social issues  Change the tradit...
After legislation of the Act -Activities of Korean Council onDomestic Violence  62 Shimteos in Korea  main platform in ord...
KCDV’s main issues:    Against e-Government to get personal information and  data of the women   getting more living costs...
Joint Action Network supportingand movement of domestic violence   background  1st/April/2012 : woman who was sexually vio...
Joint Action Network supportingand movement of domestic violence   Activities  Holding emergency Forums  one-person protes...
Activities of KWHL for 29 yearsVery first opened Feminist Shimteo,Lead to legislation of law and policy,Spread the model o...
A world with Gender Equality !A world Free of Violence !                    thank you
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Theme 1-2 Lee, Hwa Young (Korea)_The History of the Movements against DV

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Theme 1-2 Lee, Hwa Young (Korea)_The History of the Movements against DV

  1. 1. The History of the Movements againstDomestic Violence in Korea: the Issuesabout the Feminism Shelter, “Shimteo”,Movement after legislation of DomesticViolence Act- with a focus on Korean Women’s Hot Line’s activities Lee, Hwa Young (Korea Women’s Hot Line)
  2. 2. Movement against Domestic violence and‘Shimteo’ 1983: KWHL established with phone counseling andsupporting women’s issues 1984: started face to face counseling 1986: started ‘Women in Crisis’ 1987: opened shelter ‘Shimteo’ 1987: ‘Women in Crisis’ changed to ‘Follow-upProgram’ ‘Shimteo’ is a proper noun
  3. 3. Movement Against Domestic Violence and‘Shimteo’ 1983 1987 1998. JulyKWHL presen Shimteo Act on theestabli t opened prevention of shed Domestic Violence Before Afte r The very first shelter opened by KWHL. Without support from government before the legislation
  4. 4. Movement for a Legislation onDomestic Violence PreventionAct (1994~1998) 1994. 1997. present April December monitoring movement Movement for Revision More time to be legislated than other laws Barriers due to traditional patriarchal culture Barriers on considering domestic violence as a personal issue, not social issue
  5. 5. Effects and Problems of Domestic ViolencePrevention Act <Effects> Increasing government support Taking more seriously concern in society <Problems> No sincere reaction of government and police Familism (Dynastic) Differences between the law’s purpose and enforcement
  6. 6. Status and Problem of Shimteo sincethe legislation of Domestic ViolenceAct(1998-present) The contents and roles are different by who manages Shimteo government wants to put Shimteo in social welfare organs no reflection on the distinctiveness of violence against women
  7. 7. Status of Shimteo total user : around 1,500 persons (1987~present) period of use : in the early of 1987 for 7days, now for 6months
  8. 8. KWHL Feminism counseling andmission of ‘Shimteo’  Shimteo comes from all KWHL’s missions  Empower the shelter families through feminist counseling (personal or Group)  Collaborate with local communities to enhance resilience of the shelter families  Empower victims to overcome the past to live better
  9. 9. Shelter Service : Programs Feminist individual, group counseling Discovering self program -‘Ego-Trip’ The shelter meeting for individual and group counseling The shelter family council
  10. 10. Shelter Service : Programs “Empowering sexual self- “Empowering consciousness awareness” ”Reality Art therapytherapy Book yoga therapy “Peaceful Interaction ”
  11. 11. Shelter Service : Children’s Program Individual counseling Sex education “Peaceful Interaction” Art Therapy Extracurricular activities
  12. 12. Local Communities  Vocational training and Company Human Resources  Local social service centers and public schools  Legal consultation  Medical support  Local network meetings  Donation
  13. 13. After ‘Shimteo’‘Bettle’Women’s group who stayed at ‘Shimteo’ sharing information and supporting each other⇒ The process of empowering to be a survivor
  14. 14. After legislating the act -KWHL’s activities for women’s issues Raise personal issues as social issues Change the traditional “thinking” and the society Domestic issues – Joint Action Network – localcommunities’ network – policy recommendations to thegovernment
  15. 15. After legislation of the Act -Activities of Korean Council onDomestic Violence 62 Shimteos in Korea main platform in order to cooperate toward human rightsand safety monitoring policy and cooperating with the government
  16. 16. KCDV’s main issues: Against e-Government to get personal information and data of the women getting more living costs from government establish the policies for safety on staffs in shelter Vocational training and secure budget for it standardization for shelter management moving network
  17. 17. Joint Action Network supportingand movement of domestic violence background 1st/April/2012 : woman who was sexually violated called thepolice - no police officer was dispatched because theyregarded domestic violence as an incident – a few hours latershe was murdered 17th/Jun/2012 : woman who was beaten by her husbandcalled the police – the police called back and her husbandanswered. Police did not dispatched because theperpetuator, her husband said that there was no violence –she had serious injuries: broke her ribs and tailbone
  18. 18. Joint Action Network supportingand movement of domestic violence Activities Holding emergency Forums one-person protest: “Memorable Tuesday”(One hour protest every Tuesday at Gwangwhamun) gathering cases of dissatisfaction of action by theprotective services like the police, the prosecution, thecourt, etc. criminal charge against the police and 112 withdereliction of duty civil suit action against the police and government
  19. 19. Activities of KWHL for 29 yearsVery first opened Feminist Shimteo,Lead to legislation of law and policy,Spread the model of shelter withinstitutionalization,Lead to change shelter, counseling center,societyand government.It’s in the process helping to change the worldfor an equal society and peaceful world without
  20. 20. A world with Gender Equality !A world Free of Violence ! thank you

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