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Women’s Safety Metropolitan City 2.0

Elaborate and Safe Seoul

■ Purpose

To establish women as subjects of safety enhancing measures in order to encourage protection of women

■ Master Plan

Preventive Measures against Dating Violence

Dating Violence Hotline

  • Schedule: From Jul. 2016
  • Dating violence hotline linked to women’s emergency hotline (1366)
  • To respond to and connect the victim to medical and legal support

Dating Violence Prevention Campaign (I•Good Memories•U)

  • Schedule: Mar. 2016 – Dec. 2016
  • Preparation and distribution of promotional materials for dating violence prevention: video clips, webtoons, posters, and banners
  • Dating violence prevention talk show tour (May. 2016 – Sep. 2016)

Safety Measures with Women’s Participation

To revitalize women’s communities and to strengthen women’s independence and safety

Happy Village for Women’s Safety

  • Schedule: After Mar. 2016
  • Violence prevention and recognition improvement of dating violence, domestic violence, etc. with women-led communities and local voluntary groups as the center
  • Consistent monitoring on women’s safety in cooperation with NGOs and individual activists (once per quarter)

Women’s Safety Street

  • Schedule: Mar. 2016 – Oct. 2016
  • To create streets themed on women’s safety street, women’s convenience street, etc. with local residents
    – Case of Hapsil Village in Gwanak-gu: Adopting security system using Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) and installing more CCTVs
  • To expand idea contests in each district by 2017
    – Areas with dense populations of women, such as Hongik University (Hongdae) Area and Itaewon
    – To expand the base and promote through propagation of international and domestic cases

Guide Map for Foreign Women’s Safety (Her Own Way-Korea)

  • Schedule: 2016
  • To develop informative content for foreign women visiting Korea (English, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish)
  • To distribute booklets and e-Books, including in information centers or travel agencies

Development and Management of Gender Safety Index

  • Schedule: First half of 2016
  • To develop and consistently manage gender safety indexes by area
    – To regularly measure safety level, to analyze and announce the results of the first half of the year in the following year
    – To establish policies according to the results the analysis
Area Safety Management Index (Proposed)
Violence Safety Cases of domestic violence, sexual assaults, dating violence, etc.
Disaster Safety Capacity of emergency measures, major leaders of women’s safety, etc.
Individual Satisfaction Safety level felt when walking alone at night, when using public transportation, etc.