“Comfort Women” History and Issues: Teacher Resource Guide (3rd ed.) and “Comfort Women” History and Issues: Student Resource Guide (2nd ed.) are now available. These publications are part of an ongoing effort to provide education on the history and issues surrounding Japanese military sexual slavery. They are comprised of five main parts:
1) the history of remembering and honoring “comfort women” through education and collective activism;
2) reflections from former San Francisco City Supervisor Eric Mar, who proposed a resolution to install a memorial for “comfort women,” and from sculptor Steven Whyte, who designed the Women’s Column of Strength, co-written by gallery director, Ellen Wilson;
3) primary source documents;
4) victims’ testimonies from six different countries;
5) lesson plans, worksheets, and activity sheets.