While researching something about South Korea an interesting agreement came to light. It was on the subject of what was known during World War Two as the “Comfort Women.” Here are their stories and some facts of how Japan has made attempts to foster peace on the subject.
Comfort Women were those women recruited during that war to serve as an emotional and physical comfort to the soldiers. Companions of sorts it seemed. They were recruited at a price to accompany the soldiers during a time of relaxation. It seemed that Japan was accused of recruiting sex slaves to serve the military personnel.
As these are very serious accusations, the matter was addressed by Japan. Meetings were held to reach an agreement for compensation to the women and a sincere apology was made to the survivors as well. In spite of this, there are still demonstrations happening outside the consulate … Read the rest