As in the Mediterranean and most of the other parts of the world, Korea in the Neolithic era was a matriarchal society. The so called Hong San culture of Ancient Korea, now in north-eastern China, proves it with many remains including the ‘Goddess of Fertility’. However, with the establishment of political community and patriarchy in 3 millennium BC, it changed to a male dominant society. During the Three Kingdom and Unified Shilla Period, Koreans enjoyed relatively free sex and intermarriage was not strange, especially in the Royal Family of Shilla. Unlike in China.
The 14th Asia-Oceania Federation of Sexology Conference
‘Think Sexual Rights, Talk Sexual Health’
Recorded in Busan, Korea on 31 Mar-3rd Apr. 2016
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