Tag Archives: DPRK Women

Pomhyanggi-brand cosmetics

Pomhyanggi-brand cosmetics are favoured by the Korean women.The Sinuiju Cosmetics Factory, located in Sinuiju City of North Phyongan Province, produces various series of Pomhyanggi-brand cosmetics in keeping with the aesthetic demands of women and the world trend in cosmetics industry.For example, the third-series cosmetics are suitable for only skin and the fourth-series are good for dry […]

Devotion for the Promotion of Women’s Health.

Hyon Kuk Hae, a doctor of Gynecological Department No. 3 of the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital, frequently gets phonecalls of gratitude from many women. Among them is Han Ok Gyong, farmer of a cooperative farm in Tongnim County, North Phyongan Province. Han was brought to the hospital in emergency in March this year. Hers was a […]

A Worker-Poet Studies At University.

A Worker-Poet Studies at University Yun Jong A, a 23-year-old girl, worked at the fuel service station in Phyongsong City, South Phyongan Province. Since her childhood, she was deeply interested in composition. After graduation from a senior middle school, she started her social life. She depicted her experience gained in worthwhile working life in poetry […]

“Mother” of Babies.

Among those who celebrate Mother’s Day, November 16, in the DPRK is Pak Song Suk, deputy chief in charge of technical affairs of the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital. On this day she recollects her medical career begun and peaked with that of the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital. Pak was born into a workers’ family in Chonnae County, […]

Women’s Football Coach Ra Un Sim.

When she began football, Ra Un Sim did not know she would become one of top football players in the country. Born in Kyongsong County, North Hamgyong Province, Ra moved to Chongjin in her childhood, where she took up football. She displayed her football talent in annual national games of juvenile sports schools and was […]

Midwife Heroine in Hoeyang County.

Choe Jong Sim, a teacher of obstetrical and gynecological department of Pyongyang Continuous Medical Education College, wrote as follows in her “Note of an Obstetrician”: “I was born in a mountain village in Hoeyang County, Kangwon Province, six years before Korea’s liberation (August 15, 1945) from the Japanese military occupation. As it was a far-flung […]

Famous Singer.

There is a renowned singer in the arts group of the Korean Disabled Art Association. Singing with a rich voice and clear and beautiful tone “Voice of my heart”, “Ode to the Fatherland” and other songs, she left a deep impression on the audience. She is none other than Pak Jin Ri, a blind woman […]

Trust Your Own Ability.

Over the past two decades, Dr. and Associate Prof. Pak Yong Hui, section chief of the Drug Form Developing Institute under Pharmacy Faculty of Pyongyang University of Medical Sciences, developed many medicines conducive to promoting the people’s health. After graduation from Pharmacy Faculty of Pyongyang University of Medical Sciences, she was appointed to the institute. […]

Flocks of Sheep Grazing by Lake Pujon.

The Pujon Plateau in South Hamgyong Province, one of the eight scenic spots in Korea, offers spectacular scenery of highlands and valleys, and even sunrise over the faraway East Sea of Korea. In the middle of the plateau surrounded by high mountains of some 2 000 metres is Lake Pujon stretching from north to south. […]

Worthwhile life of women across the country

November the 16th is Mothers´ Day. On the day all children of Korea are extending warm thanks and congratulations to their mothers who gave birth to and brought them up with loving care. Receiving congratulations of their beloved children, the Korean mothers are moved to tears, grateful for the benevolent bosom of life they are […]