Bank of Korea slowly tackling gender imbalance

Bank of Korea, Seoul

The number of women hired by the Bank of Korea (BoK) has continued to climb in 2014, according to the central bank's latest annual report, published in English last week.

Kim Choong Soo, Bank of Korea's governor between April 2010 and March 2014, oversaw a significant increase in the number of women being hired each year – though men are still being hired in greater numbers.

In the year Kim was appointed, just 10 out of 36 new employees (28%) were female. In the first three months of 2014 - Kim'

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