Korean Comfort Women of World War II: Past and Present
As former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton noted, the phrase "comfort women" is too kind an expression for the estimated 200,000 girls and young women forced to serve as sex slaves for the Japanese military during World War II. Recruited from across Asia, more than 80 percent were Korean. B0nnie Oh, Ph.D., professor emeritus, Georgetown University, discusses this often-overlooked chapter of history.
Wednesday, 05 March, 2014