Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon officially apologized to former Mayor Park Won-soon victim of sexual harassment as mayor. Mayor Oh said that in the future, if sexual abuse is detected, he will immediately exit without tolerance.
This is Lee Ho-Geon.
Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon officially apologized to former Mayor Park Won-soon victim of sexual harassment on the 20th.
[Se-Hoon Oh/ Mayor of Seoul: I sincerely apologize as the incumbent mayor of Seoul City. I would like to express my deep condolences to the victims and family members who have had a difficult time beyond words for the past year.]
Oh, the mayor, said that there was insufficient coping after the incident, and that the method of holding the funeral for the former mayor was wrong. He said that he had taken personnel action against him.
He said he would take measures to prevent this from happening again in the future.
Mayor Oh said that he would immediately introduce the'One Strike Out System', which means immediate expulsion when sexual misconduct is confirmed.
The'Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Review Committee' recommended by the National Human Rights Commission of Korea has been upgraded to a special organization composed of external experts, opened a hotline for reporting sexual abuse, and introduced a mandatory system to complete 100% sexual violence education for members of affiliated organizations.
[Se-Hoon Oh/ Mayor of Seoul: All members of the city must work together in order to restore the honor of our poor city and to make the city truly reborn as an organization for the citizens of Seoul.]
Mayor Oh said that the victims of sexual harassment, Mayor Park, will return to work sooner or later, and that he will adhere to the principle of allowing him to work in the department he wants when he wants.