History

History of Korean Women’s Development Institute
Mission
To contribute to the establishment of national gender equality policies for realization of gender-equal
society and to the enhancement of citizen happiness
  1. 2020 Sep 24, 2020

    Inauguration of the 16th President, Yookyung Mun

  2. 2007 May 11, 2007

    Korean name of the Institute changed from 'Korean Women's Development Institute' to 'Korean Women's Policy Institue'

  3. 1999 Jan 29, 1999

    The Institute Placed under the supervision of the National Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences

  4. 1998 Feb 28, 1998

    The Institute placed under the supervison of the Presidential Commission on Women's Affairs

  5. 1995 Sep 28, 1995

    Opening of the Common Forum for Women (annex building)

  1. 1991 Apr 18, 1991

    The Institute placed under the supervision of the Ministry of Political Affairs (II)

  2. 1987 Nov 20, 1987

    Opening of the Institute Complex

  3. 1983
    Apr 21, 1983

    Establishment of the Institute under the supervision of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

    Mar 14, 1983

    Announcement of the Enforcement Ordinance of the KWDI Act (Presidential Decree No. 11071)

  4. 1982 Dec 31, 1982

    Enactment of the Korean Women's Development Institute (KWDI) Act (Act No. 3632)