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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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The Wednesday Five: Best Longreads of the Week

By Women's Voices For Change
This week, our longform list includes a shout out to the following articles: importance of women's voices to the genre of travel writing, an extensive interview with the NASA scientist designing the parachute for the MARS Rover, comedian Tig Notaro on having cancer, making her new documentary and rebuilding after trauma, a salute to Marlene Sanders, pioneer in broadcast journalism, and a series of panels on technology with only women as speakers.
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Wednesday 5: Jane Austen; Susan Brownmiller; Barbara Walters; and Hillary Clinton

By Women's Voices For Change
Judith Ross reminds us that holiday traditions aren't just for kids; notable women who have died are less likely to make the obituaries than notable men; a reminder that Jane Austen's novels were about women's empowerment; Susan Brownmiller reflects on changing the discourse on rape; and Barbara Walters asks Hillary Clinton about her hair.
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