International comparative analysis on ensuring pension right
Kwon, Moon Il*
Recently, It was widely recognized that public pension schemes, based on the traditional family model of sex-division role, didn't represent changing socio-economic environments such as increasing female labour participation, high force divorce rate, diverse household arrangements, attitude to family. In this context, social endeavors to reform or to reorganize structural elements and detailed rules of existing public pension schemes has been done actively since the middle 1970s and international organizations such as UN and EU have taken the lead
Ensuring pension right for women appeared as one of pending tasks in our National Pension Scheme already. Therefore, the results of comparative Analysis on the experience of advanced countries that have long history of public pension would give us significant implications that can be drawn to enlarge women's pension right whether it may take the form of individual right or derived right, and to minimize trial-errors that we may confront in its expanding process.