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  1. Gloria Steinem: Peace walk broke through 'artificial barriers' in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    PAJU, South Korea -- A group of international women activists led by feminist icon Gloria Steinem crossed the Korean demilitarized zone on Sunday. The "WomenCrossDMZ" peace campaigners had "accomplished what no one said could be done...to be citizen diplomats," said Steinem, during a press conference after reaching the South Korean side.

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  2. Seoul, Pyongyang Reach Deal on Kaesong WagesRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    North and South Korea agreed Friday to maintain the current wages of North Korean workers in the Kaesong Industrial Complex for the time being. The Unification Ministry here said North Korea accepted South Korea's call to keep wages at the current level until officials from both sides reach a separate agreement on the issue.

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  3. Can women end Korean War? After DMZ crossing, Gloria Steinem says 'Yes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Christian Science Monitor

    US activist and feminist Gloria Steinem and other members of the WomanCrossDMZ group march with South Korean peace activists along a barbed wire fence near a military check point in Paju on May 24, 2015, after the group crossed the heavily-fortified Demilitarised Zone between North and South Korea. The international group of women activists crossed the heavily-fortified DMZ on Sunday in what they said was a symbolic act for peace.

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  4. Female activists cross demilitarized zone separating KoreasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Boston.com

    A group of 30 female peace activists, including the feminist leader Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace Prize laureates, on Sunday crossed the demilitarized zone from North Korea to South Korea, calling for an end to the Korean War, whose unresolved hostility has been symbolized by the heavily armed border for six decades. It was rare for the two rival Korean governments to agree to allow a group of peace activists to pass through the border area, known as the DMZ.

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  5. S. Korea firms to pay wages for N. Koreans at joint factory parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Korea Herald

    South Korean firms in an inter-Korean factory park in North Korea plan to pay wages to their North Korean employees this week, a government official said Monday. The move came days after Pyongyang accepted Seoul's tentative offer of wage payments for North Korean workers at the factory park in North Korea's border city of Kaesong at a previously agreed level until separate consultations are held.

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  6. Women's group crosses DMZ into South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Journal Gazette

    A group of international women activists made a rare crossing from North Korea into South Korea on Sunday, hailing the trip as a "first step in the right direction" toward bridging divisions between the estranged countries.

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  7. Gloria Steinem participates in peace march to North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Examiner.com

    Gloria Steinem speaks after crossing the DMZ a peace message on the International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament. Feminist icon Gloria Steinem , 81, has just returned from North Korea, where she and 29 other women from 15 countries, including Nobel Peace Prize laureates Mairead McGuire of Ireland and Leyman Gbowee of Liberia after crossing the Demilitarized Zone between South and North Korea in a highly controversial move to highlight their belief that "efforts to force change by isolating the country have failed."

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  8. Photo: International women activists march through KaesonRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | The Las Vegas Sun

    International women activists march through Kaesong City in North Korea on Sunday, May 24, 2015.

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  9. Women activists cross DMZ to call for peace on Korean peninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Arirang TV

    It was a peaceful crossing and a journey they once thought impossible. The so-called Women Cross DMZ group -- which includes Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates -- marched from Kaesong in the North along the Gyeongui Line and through the demilitarized zone on Sunday.

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  10. Women Peace Activists Cross DMZ Dividing North And South KoreaRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Switched

    US feminist Gloria Steinem and South Korean peace activists march along a military fence at a military check point in Paju on May 24, 2015 after she crossed the border line through the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas. PAJU, South Korea, May 24 - A group of international women activists crossed the heavily-fortified Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea on Sunday in what they said was a symbolic act for peace.

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  11. Women activists cross DMZ to mixed reception on South Korean sideRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A group of international women activists crossed the heavily-fortified Demilitarised Zone between North and South Korea on Sunday in what they said was a symbolic act for peace. North and South Korea are still technically at war after the 1950-53 Korean War ended in a truce, not a peace treaty.

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  12. My View: Careful response is required to North Korea's missile movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Deseret News

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry answers a reporter's question during a joint news conference following meetings with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 18, 2015. "Egregious" and "grotesque" is how United States Secretary of State John Kerry has described North Korea's reckless international provocations and brutal executions of victims who incur the wrath of leader Kim Jong-un.

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  13. North Korea risk hits stocks of firms operating in communist countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Korea Herald

    Uncertainties surrounding North Korea and the government's blanket sanctions have weighed down stock prices of local firms operating in the communist country, a market researcher here said Sunday. FnGuide claimed long-running tension between the two Koreas has caused sharp fluctuations in share prices, making stocks of many businesses with production lines in the Kaesong Industrial Complex in the North's border town of the same name worth less now than five years earlier.

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  14. Steinem says isolating North Korea not working : May 24, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Daily Times

    PYONGYANG: Iconic women's rights activist Gloria Steinem may be in North Korea, but she is as outspoken as ever. In an interview with The Associated Press, the 81-year-old feminism pioneer said she decided to join a group of women in a rare and in some quarters highly controversial walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea because she thinks efforts to force change by isolating the North have failed.

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  15. Bridging the DMZ: Women's peace march aims to heal Korean riftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | CBS News

    At the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, Gloria Steinem and more than two dozen other women prepared Saturday to cross the most heavily militarized border in the world . The activists' objective is to shine a light on the need for better relations between the two nations and to push for a formal peace treaty, which was never signed after the Korean War.

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  16. AP Interview: Steinem says isolating N. Korea not workingRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | New Jersey Herald

    In an interview with The Associated Press, the 81-year-old feminism pioneer said she decided to join a group of women in a rare and in some quarters highly controversial walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea because she thinks efforts to force change by isolating the North have failed. But, she said, she has no intention of letting the North's leadership off the hook for its own human rights record.

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  17. Careful response is required to North Korea's missile movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Wave

    "Egregious" and "grotesque" is how United States Secretary of State John Kerry has described North Korea's reckless international provocations and brutal executions of victims who incur the wrath of leader Kim Jong-un. Visiting Seoul, South Korea on May 18, Kerry also emphasized that Pyongyang's recent test of a submarine launched ballistic missile provides clear evidence of no serious interest in joining the international community of nations.

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  18. Female peace activists to march from North to South Korea amid controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Russia Taday

    Female activists from around the world arrive at Pyongyang airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo taken and released by Kyodo May 19, 2015. Feminist icon Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace Prize laureates have joined a group of 30 women activists planning to cross the demilitarized zone between North and South Koreas in a symbolic step for peace.

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  19. Female peace activists say Korean DMZ walk is still onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Stars and Stripes

    A group of female activists, including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace Prize laureates, said Friday they will go ahead with their plan to walk across the Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas despite reluctance by officials to guarantee their safety and criticism they are being used as propaganda tools by North Korea's government. The group of 30 women from 15 countries will not go through the symbolic truce village of Panmunjom, where the Korean War armistice was signed in 1953, because officials in South Korea and the United Nations Command responsible for security in the area said they could not guarantee the group's safety.

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  20. Human Rights Conditions of Overseas Laborers from North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | CFR.org

    North Korean men look up as they work along the banks of the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, in this photo taken September 8, 2014. The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights has released a new report entitled Human Rights and North Korea's Overseas Laborers: Dilemmas and Policy Challenges, by Yoon Yeosang and Lee Seung-ju This report provides the most comprehensive picture to date on the scope and conditions under which North Koreans are contracted for overseas labor assignments.

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