Suicides among women in Japan and South Korea have soared during the Covid pandemic : worldnews

Suicides among women in Japan and South Korea have soared during the Covid pandemic : worldnews

December 20, 2020 0 By boss


Suicide rates among young women in South Korea and Japan have seen an alarming increase this year, raising fears about the mental health impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has heightened economic insecurities and social isolation.

Both East Asian nations have long suffered some of the highest suicide figures in the world, but experts say the prolonged pandemic has aggravated existing trends. 



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