Puchon Women Workers' Association
TEL : 032-668-1016/323-9946~9948 / FAX : 032-323-9949

  At work and home, women face many challenges and suppression. To free from the bonds and to equally shoulder the half of the sky, PWWA supports women workers to enjoy the right social status. PWWA is the friend of women and brightens the future of women workers.
PWWA gives counseling and job training for women workers and runs a self-support center. PWWA also carries out other education programs, research and policy developments and organizes women workers to realize women's human rights.

Her Associates  

@ Action Center for Women Workers' Welfare
   TEL : 032-668-1011 pwwa@jinbo.net

Assigned by Gyounggi province and Pucheon city, the center gives general education and capability building programs for unemployed women and middle-aged women. The center also gives counseling and diverse welfare services as well as supports small grouping.  

◐ General education for working women

● Labor laws and Labor Standard Law
● School for working women
● program for sexual harassment prevention at work
● exposure programs
● special lectures for working women
● ;leadership training for women workers

◐ Vocational Capability Building Training

● special courses for tele-marketers
● course for after-school assistant teachers
● course for reading guiders
● other programs for women-friendly jobs

◐ Events and Campaigns

● Campaigns for rights of irregular women workers
● 3.8 International Women's Day March of Women Workers
● Olympics for unity
● Year-end party for hoping new year
● Visiting Eco-school with children
● Public discussion for the human rights and policies of women

◐ Counseling Center for women's employment
   TEL : 032-668-1050

● Fact finding research on women's employment and development of countermeasures
● Free counseling and job information
● Job Fair
● Free job guidance and test
● Searching job vacancies and information

◐ Counseling Center for Gender Equal Employment
● counseling through internet and e-mail
● counseling on
-- cases of gender discrimination at work
-- unjust dismissal and job insecurity
-- discrimination on employment, promotion and wage
-- marriage, delivery, and maternity protection
-- sexual harassment at work and sexual violence
-- part-time workers and contract workers
-- discrimination against irregular women workers
-- group counseling for each workplace and public discussion on Labor Standard Law
Tel : 0505-519-5050

@ Counseling Center for Gender Equal Employment
   TEL : 0505-668-1011
   Internet : Cholian(Pwwa21)/chamsesang(pwwa21@hanmail.net)
   WEB : www.equaline.or.kr

◐ Small groups
● Occupational groups : group for tele-marketers, school assistant cooks, reading
   guiders, and after school assistant teachers
● Clubs : traditional musical performance, climbing, singing club etc
● Others : all the daughters of the world (single mother group) cafe.daum.net/seddaldl

◐ Action Center for irregular women workers' rights
● free counseling and solutions on back wage, retirement payment, etc
● publication on rights of irregular women workers
● campaigns for obedience of Labor Standard Law

@ Nanum Self-support Center : Designated by Ministry of Health and Welfare, the center supports women in poverty and low wage for their self-support. The center gives counseling and job training and helps to set up and run self-support centers. The center wants to give social psychological support for women in help as well as financial support.  

◐ Ground for self-support
- Counseling
·beneficiaries for National System for guaranteeing Minimum Livelihood
·job guidance/self-support/livelihood
·group counseling for regaining self-confidence
- Education
·to encourage self-support
·training for self-support teams
·job training for women householders
- Support to open business
·information for financial support
·support for joint business
- Research and Development
·developing models of self-support for women
·analysis on women in self-support programs and research on resources for self-support/holding public discussion

◐ Social Work Creation
- home nursing special team
·nursing the serious sick with no family and low wage
·information for free medical service and nursing
- support for after-school assistant teachers
·dispatch assistant teachers for non-profit study rooms for children with low-waged parents
·child care after school and job creation for women

◐ management and support for self-support community
- Side dish service : selling side dish for offices, factories, children and special events
- Helper service : domestic helpers, helpers for mothers in delivery, baby sitters, and home nurses
- handcraft service : traditional handcraft with strays programs and support
- car washing service

◐ Cooperatives : sewing community TEL: 668-1016, 1018

Posted by KWWA
Ansan Women Workers' Association
TEL : 031-495-6844 / FAX : 031-495-6846

  AWWA was found at Ansan city where Banwol and Sihwa industrial areas are located, in 1998 as only women labor organization in the area.  AWWA aims to lead an equal society of job security and maternity protection for women workers in Korea and works to secure life time right to work for women workers.
At work and home, women face many challenges and suppression. To free from the bonds and to equally shoulder the half of the sky, AWWA supports women workers to enjoy the right social status. AWWA is the friend of women and brightens the future of women workers.

Her activities

@ Couseling : AWWA gives job training to unemployed so that they can re-enter labor market, in particular into the promising sectors for women. AWWA holds counseling and guidance for women to seek jobs and to regain self-esteem and self-confidance as workers.  

@ Education : AWWA carries out education courses on womens' rights, courses to be good parents and exposure programs as well as training for job seekers. AWWA also opens a school for women workers on gender equality education, monthly lectures, and cultural center.

@ Policy Development and Research : AWWA makes fact finding surveys on problems of women workers and on the basis of such researches, develops policies for women workers. In addition, AWWA opens regional discussion and public hearings to make women workers' issues visible and audible.

@ Speical projects for unemployed women and women in poverty :  Together with Action Center for unemployed women, AWWA implements diverse kinds of job training and counseling. AWWA helps unemployed women to make up mutual help unit called 'Sang Jo Hoi' and supports their self-support and self-reliance through cooperatives and other welfare programs.

@ Organizing : AWWA organizes women workers at workplace and through small groups, Sang Jo Hoi, and courses for job seekers.

@ Solidarity Building : As only women labor organization in this area, AWWA builds consolidate solidarity with other private organizations and also cooperates with public organizations to widen her network for better support for women workers.

Her Associates

▶▶ Counseling Center for gender equal employment (Ministry of Labor designated)
     TEL  : 031-494-4362 / 0505-567-5050
     WEB : www.equaline.or.kr

▶▶ Action Center for Women's Welfare (Ansan city assigned)
     TEL: 031-495-6844  

▶▶ Yang Ji Self-Support Center (Ministry of Health and Welfare designated)
     TEL: 031-495-6846  

▶▶ Counseling Center for women's employment (Gyounggi province assigned)
      TEL: 031-495-6845  

Posted by KWWA
North Cholla Women Workers' Association
TEL : 063-286-7080 / FAX : 063-286-1633

NCWWA opened its office in 16th of May, 1997 and makes every effort to liberate
women and to make a free equal world of women workers.

Her Associates

1) Equaline (TEL: 063-286-1633)

● Counseling : on infringement of women's human rights such as maternity protection, job security, child care leave, child care facilities at work, sexual harassment at work, sexual violence, gender discriminative employment conditions or indirect discrimination
● Education : NCWWA gives education for counselors in Equaline once a month and helps them share their experiences and results of their counselings. NCWWA holds regular meeting to discuss women workers' issues every month and aims to develope capacity of counselors. Since 2001, four instructors approved by Ministry of Gender Equality, have given counseling so more active counseling and training against infringement of women workers' human rights at work can be carried out.
2)  Action Center for Women's Unemployment (TEL 063-286-7080)

● Counseling : disseminating job information and guiding courses for women workers as well as introduction of public works. ACWU also holds group counseling for dismissed women house holders every month.
● Education : education for 30 dismissed women to get new jobs once a month
● Support for minimum livelihood  
ACWU provided 120 dismissed women with rice, fuel and gift cards equivalent to 150,000 won in 1998 and 84 poor women householders with 100,000 won every month from January to March in 1999. In May of 1999, 'Month of Home' ACWU invited  156 dismissed women and their family to an event and encouraged them to get over the hardships as well as shared their pains.
● "Medicare Card" : Since September of 1998, more than 150 dismissed women have used the card, which guarantees their discounted medicare fees from many dental clinics and Chinese clinics.  

3) Action Center for Restoration of Women Workers' Rights

● Campaign : more than once a month, ACRWWR distributes booklets on women workers' rights in particular cleaners, subcontract workers, or prat time workers at the industrial areas in Cheonju and Iksan. ACRWWR also performs street announcement and holds street exhibitions to make people understand situations of women workers. ACRWWR develops campaign strategies to lead more people to get involved in our activities and events.  

● Counseling : ACRWWR gives counseling on minimum wage and application of Labor Standard Law to companies with less than 4 workers.

Posted by KWWA

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