"Trostfrauen", Wiedergutmachung und Menschenrechte
2018: Comfort women and State Prostitution
"Trostfrauen" des 2. Welltkrieges - "Comfort Women" im jap. Militär
Quelle: The Asia-Pacific Journal | Japan Focus Volume 16 | Issue 10 | Number 1 | May 15, 2018
The Comfort Women and State Prostitution
with an introduction by Nishino Rumiko, Kim Puja, Onozawa Akane.
Translation by Robert Ricketts
Nishino Rumiko, Kim Puja, Onozawa Akane
The article by Onozawa Akane below is adapted from Chapter 3 (Comfort Women and State Prostitution) in Denying the Comfort Women: The Japanese State’s Assault on Historical Truth (London: Routledge, 2018).1 Originally published in Japanese by Ōtsuki Shoten in 2013, the volume was written by prominent Japanese and Korean scholars—several of them contributors to The Asia-Pacific Journal—and edited by Nishino Rumiko, Kim Puja, and Onozawa for the Violence Against Women in War Research Action Center (VAWW RAC) in Tokyo. To place Onozawa's essay in a broader context, we introduce the book as a whole before commenting briefly on the significance of her contribution. ....