Poverty in South Korea (Those Left Behind)

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Short documentary about the unspoken reality in South Korea.

Although poverty doesn't seem too prevalent in such a wealthy country, there is a lot more behind Korea's economical miracle story. 48.3% of the elderly population live under poverty. Yes, almost half of people over 60 years of age struggle everyday to get by due to lack of social welfare programs and policies from the government and support from families who are rapidly losing the sense of filial piety that characterised Asian cultures.

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