TITLE

Discomfort about the `comfort girls.'

PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the `ianfu,' or `comfort girls'--the estimated 200,000 Korean teenagers and women forced into prostitution for Japanese soldiers during World War II--are also the latest source of discomfort for a nation not known for its casual reminiscences of misdeeds. The South Korean press has been flooded with grisly tales of forced prostitution; Japanese Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa apologized for the mistreatment of Korean women.
ACCESSION #
9201271022

 

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