The Korean National Council of Women extends its sincere congratulations to Ms. Park, Geun Hye in her election as the 18th President of the Republic of Korea. We wholeheartedly congratulate her for becoming South Korea’s first female President, winning more than 50 percent of the vote, an impressive showing of national support.
We have high expectations for the accomplishments of Korea’s first female President in light of the responsibilities and challenges of the office.
It is the hope of KNWC that President Park, Geun Hye will enjoy great success in her policies leading to the realization of a gender-equal society in Korea as a result of helping to create more and better jobs for women, allowing women to become better represented, and movement toward eliminating all forms of violence against women.
On behalf of our seven million members, the Korean National Council of Women is extending its congratulations once again to our first female-President-elect Ms. Park, Geun Hye with expectations that under her excellent leadership the nation will realize and enjoy significant progress toward true gender equality.