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The Apology - History Of Comfort Women

United Nations researchers report that between 1931 and 1945, an estimated 200,000 to 400,000 women and girls were forced into institutionalized sexual slavery. Euphemistically referred to as “comfort women,” they typically ranged in age from 11 to 33 and were taken from Japanese colonies from Korea to Indonesia. Mobilized through forced recruitment, kidnapping, false employment offers or sale by family members and employers, they served in brothels. Seventy years after their imprisonment, the surviving “comfort women” still await an official apology.