No Boys Allowed: Behold, Women-Only Parking Spots

It's South Korea's attempt to make parking more female-friendly
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted May 29, 2014 3:25 PM CDT
Updated Jun 1, 2014 10:31 AM CDT
Someone in South Korea has apparently decided that women-only parking spaces should be a thing.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – This is apparently not a bad joke: South Korea is unveiling the female-only parking spot, according to reports at the Independent and NBC. The lowdown: Seoul is looking to become more "woman-friendly" via initiatives like the extra-wide, extra-long, bright pink parking spots. In case that's not obvious or patronizing enough for those of the female-and-driving persuasion, the spots will be marked with a pink-and-skirted female logo. On the (literally) bright side, the Huffington Post notes that they'll be well-lighted and closer to elevators. Oh, and for the record, this is not the first time this has happened. (Read more women's issues stories.)

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