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  • KIM Jin-sook, the executive committee member of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions Busan Regional Branch

    “The labor activist unceasingly struggling for respect for workers”

  • Announcer LIM Hyunju

    “Speaking about the beauty of diversity, beyond appearance.”

  • Salim Health Welfare Social Cooperative

    “Pursuing a caring community with a feminist view of health”

  • National House Manager's Cooperative

    “Achieved the legislation of domestic labor law after 68-year’s struggle”

  • South Korean Coalition for Anti-Discrimination Legislation

    “Solidarity Association for enactment of Comprehensive Anti-Discrimination Law”

Voice of the Year
Voice of the Year is awarded to individuals or collectives who have actively engaged in women’s issues for this last year. This year, SIWFF awards the 3rd Voice of the Year.

Award

with monetary award of KRW 1,000,000 and a trophy

“Voice of the Year” Previous Awardees
2019
  • Prosecutor SEO Ji-hyun
    • Vice superintendent prosecutor of the district public prosecutor's office in Seongnam, Gyeonggi, a special advisor for the office of gender equality policies at The Ministry of Justice
      She ignited the #MeToo Movement in South Korea by speaking out about the sexual harassment by her former senior Justice Ministry official.
  • Politicalmamas
    • Politicalmamas is a civic group established on June 11, 2017, to reform Korean society’s irrationality and systematic contradictions by mothers’ political engagement. It has raised the issues regarding the corrupted private kindergartens and contributed to solving the problem.
  • Youth Feminist Network “Wetee”
    • The network first emerged after the Gangnam station public toilet murder case in 2016 and developed to the Youth Feminist Network “Wetee” in 2019. It actively engaged in the “School MeToo” movement, facilitated a nationwide network for young feminists, organized various rallies, and raised visibility about the Korean situation to the international community.
  • The 2018 Network Against the Abolition of the Women’s Student Council: That Democracy is Wrong
    • The students’ network against the abolition of the Women’s Student Councils in college campuses including, Yonsei University, Sungsungeo and Yeossogong
  • Safe Abortion
    • It has strived to change the governmental, legal, and systematic structure that illegalizes women’s body and fundamentally endangers women’s health.
2020
  • Rapper SLEEQ
    • Pursuing the songs which kill nobody, Sleeq, as a feminist artist, makes music beyond the boundaries of woman, queer, the gender binary, and toward all the possibilities.
  • Team Flame
    • Team Flame is made up of university student reporters, who began investigating the digital sexual crime committed in Telegram chat rooms, so-called nth rooms and reported this case for the first time. They have been working to raise social awareness on digital sexual crimes and to strenghten solidarity with the survivors.