International Conference: Looking for Countermeasures Against the Denial of the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery History
On Sept. 20 (KST), the Masan, Changwon, and Jinhae Civil Assembly for Japanese Military Sexual Slaves (Machangjin) hosted, and the South Gyeongsang Province Office of Education sponsored, an international conference Looking for Countermeasures Against the Denial of the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery History. The conference examined recent attempts to deny and distort the history of Japanese military sexual slavery before and during WWII. Speakers from the U.S., ROK, Japan, Philippines, Germany, and Australia presented their current situation analyses and recommendations. Sung spoke on the collective efforts made to preserve “comfort women” history in the U.S., including the SF “comfort women” memorial installation process and educational initiatives in California.