How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women from Sexual Slavery in World War II
A local marriage tradition in the island of Timor helped these women escape becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.
The Ongoing Fight to Honor Women Who Were Sex Trafficked During WWII
Advocates in the US are working to erect memorials that honor the tens of thousands of women sexually enslaved by the Japanese military during WWII. But organizers say their efforts are being suppressed by the Japanese government.
Japan Issues Apology to South Korean Women Forced into Sex Slavery During WWII
Today, Japan offered an apology and payment as compensation for brutally forcing Korean women to work as "comfort women" for the country's army during World War II. Survivors say this isn't enough.
Japan and South Korea Have Reached a Historic Deal on 'Comfort Women'
Japan has never apologized for forcing tens of thousands of women, many Korean, to work as sex slaves for its troops during World War II.