In fact, in many ways the rules regarding sex and dating are relatively lenient in North Korea.
One refugee noted, “The culture of sex in North Korea is not conservative.
and take your brother/son from your circumcised mother wazini wena ngokunakekekla abafazi??
For more about the flow of information into North Korea see our blog posts on Grassroots Glasnost.
On the other hand, this is still North Korea we are talking about, so we would expect some things to be different.
Kim Il-sung also perhaps inadvertently changed the sexual culture of his country when he remarked, “It is quite distressing that there is a barrier between North and South, why should we have a barrier between men and women?
” This statement led to the integration of single sex schools and other sex segregated institutions, thus creating more opportunities for boys and girls to interact.