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November 7, 2013

Harassment of female Korean soldier ends in suicide

Officer's death raises questions about women's treatment in the military.
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South Korean army soldiers march during the 65th South Korea Armed Forces Day ceremony at Seongnam Military Airbase on October 1, 2013 in Seongnam, South Korea. (GETTY/CHUNG SUNG-JUN)What do you think?

A female soldier in South Korea's military committed suicide in October after allegedly experiencing sexual harassment from a commanding officer for nearly a year. According to reports, Captain Oh left a suicide note released by her family that disclosed the abuse she suffered. This story has been resonating online for shedding light on the harassment women face in the military. 

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