At a very young age, she becomes of the youngest women chosen to be awarded by the award of the BBC which belongs on the top 100 women during 2014. This young woman is hailed as the defector as well as activist of the North Korea was then added on the list on protecting and preserving human rights since she showed up excellent work on it all over the world.
Recently, in certain interview, BBC asked the young lady on her involvement on the promotion of human rights. Her answer involved her childhood experience when they are in North Korea. Her family’s transfer into China and the horrible experience she had while watching her mother to be sexually abused. He also witnessed other women to be one of the sex slaves. Right after their escape from North Korea down to China, she learned a significant truth behind it. Violation of human right occurs in both North and South Korea. These specific experiences serve as her inspiration in speaking out as the representative of the young people around the world and be able to stand up in protecting human rights in every country.
Who is Yeon Mi Park?
Yeonmi Park came from Hyesan, North Korea. Recently, she is studying as junior student right at the Dunggeok University which is situated in Seoul. She is taking Criminal Justice. She is already gain recognition from various newspapers, which includes Washington Post. Aside from that, she was the featured guest on the famous Voice of America, BBC2, Radio Free Asia and SBS Insight. In addition to this, she also serves as the regular guest of a variety TV show which is known as Now on My Way to Meet You. That is a program, which is attempting on bridging any gap going between South and North Korea. Also, this fabulous lady is a Media Fellow right at the Freedom Factory Co. Ltd and been the co-host of the TV podcast.
Considerably, the lady activist is being described as the new leader of defector around North Korea. There’s no doubt about it because she is not afraid to speak and tell against everything that she know is right in her eyes.
Well, she is just one of the living proofs that somehow, human rights should be protected in anyways no matter what your gender and age is. She does know that there are lot of people who can benefit what she is doing now.