Who were the “comfort women” and why was their story buried for so long?
War can be a sword of two sides. One side of it is to arise hope for peace in future of humanity. but with the insufficient ruling while the other can mould soldiers into cold-blooded kill machines as countries try to reach their victories without thinking in morals and consideration of the humans belong elsewhere.
During the 2oth century, groups of innocent girls and women from China, Korea, the Philippines and other Asian countries were brutally mistreated, forced and tortured upon physically, mentally and sexually by the Japanese military. Since the shame was heavily influential on the social community back then, acknowledging and the voicing their experiences, these female 5 victims’ voices were not heard until a number of Korean women stepped up and shared their stories.
Focus on the concepts expanding from these words:
mistreated, forced and tortured upon physically, mentally and sexually by the Japanese military.
Why were there comfort women in the first place?
How where they lured or forced into being comfort women. Also, give out examples and descriptions of the living environment and conditions of were the comfort women were locked.
How does being forced to be a comfort women effect these people and their families live?
Give out 2.3 or more (if needed) examples and stories of comfort women from Korea, China and Philippines and some quotes.
What are people or organizations from Korea and China or the rest of the world, not only Asian countries doing now to justify comfort women?
Has japan ever publicly acknowledged and apologized for their actions? If so, how or if not, how did they denied it. Also, focus on why acknowledge comfort women and their identity is so important.
How does that affect or impact national identity and justice? (essay references must include page number)