A pair of statues of a man bowing contritely before a girl symbolizing Japan’s wartime sexual slavery victims is making waves amid speculation that the kneeling figure represents Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
I was posted to Tokyo in December 2017. The Moon Jae-in administration announced its verification results of the 2015 Korea-Japan comfort women agreement. The following trials on forced labor and Japan’s export ban set a thorny...
For the first time in 28 years, activists advocating for victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery through weekly rallies near the Japanese Embassy in central Seoul have been pushed off their usual turf by a conservative group.
Women’s Startup Lab (WSLab), a Silicon Valley-based accelerator for women-led startups, is holding its second annual event WiSE24 in San Francisco on June 18.
As controversy surrounds a civic group dedicated to the cause of Japan's wartime sexual slavery victims, the group's murky financial history has prompted calls to strengthen oversight of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).
While working as a correspondent in Beijing, I visited a rural village in Shanxi province. I was accompanying a famous activist from Korea for former comfort women as an interpreter...
Police on Tuesday confirmed that an aide to embattled Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang had initially called authorities to the home of the head of a shelter for former comfort women victims who was found dead Saturday after an apparent suicide.
Breaking his silence on the ongoing controversy surrounding a group dedicated to the cause of the victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, President Moon Jae-in on Monday called for strengthening the transparency of such civic organizations.
The head of a shelter for Japanese wartime sexual slavery survivors run by a civic group under a prosecution probe was found dead in her apartment in Paju, Gyeonggi, Sunday, said police Sunday.
An advocacy group for the victims of forced labor and sexual slavery by Japan on Monday buttressed recent allegations that Yoon Mee-hyang, a lawmaker, and her civic group had exploited former "comfort women" survivors for decades.