San Francisco High Schools to Get “Comfort Women” Books

Student edition of “Comfort Women” History & Issues (Education for Social Justice Foundation)

A nongovernmental group said Monday it will distribute books on the history of the so-called “comfort women” and related issues later this month to 18 high schools in the San Francisco area.

The San Francisco-based Education for Social Justice Foundation published the not-for-sale, 106-page student edition of “’Comfort Women’ History and Issues for Students” last week, which will be the first educational material entirely about Japan’s military sex slaves during the World War II to be used in US high schools.

The San Francisco Board of Education passed a resolution in 2015 to allow 10th graders to learn about the history of women sexually enslaved by the Japanese military.

The NGO published and distributed a teacher’s edition of the book to the San Francisco Unified School District, in April this year… Read More.

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