Felicity Harley, New York Post

North Korea: a fascinating country shrouded in secrecy thanks to the firm hand of leader Kim Jong Un. With the threat of war between North Korea and United States at an all-time high, the rest of us are eager for a glimpse at life in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. (Tourists are instructed what they can and cannot photograph, while customs agents at the airport can screen and confiscate any computers, hard drives, mobile phones and memory cards, so not a lot of unauthorized pictures make it out of the country.)

So what’s it like for women in this sanctioned state? Is it all crisp-ironed outfits and flower embroidery? Do women actually work? Get an education? Climb the military ranks?

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