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Why the Comfort Women Settlement Matters

By Susan Brownmiller
By Susan Brownmiller

In the last days of December 2015, the government of Japan formally apologized to the government of South Korea and agreed to a financial settlement of eight million dollars to provide health care for the remaining handful of Korean women, now in their nineties, who were forcibly held in Japanese military brothels during the Second World War.

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