History of struggle to bring justice to Comfort Women, from formation of Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan(The Korean Council) to first public testimony by former comfort women, Kim Hak-sun, to Nabi Fund’s activities to spread the message of peace around the world and help aid victims of sex crimes in war torn countries.
Courtesy of Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan(The Korean Council) http://www.womenandwar.net
Kim Hak-sun was the first woman to come forward about the plight of the comfort woman. As the first to share her story, she helped to bring to the public’s attention the issue of Japanese sex slavery during the Pacific War when she went public with her story in August, 1991.
Ruff-O’Herne was born in 1923 in Bandoeng in the Dutch East Indies, a former Southeast Asian colony of the Dutch Empire. During the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies, O’Herne and thousands of Dutch women were forced into hard physical labor at a prisoner-of-war camp…
The Korean Council for the Women Drafted for
Military Sexual Slavery by Japan (The Korean Council)
New Jersey Alliance for Learning and Preserving the History of World War II in Asia
Bataan Legacy Historical Society