Global Politics Podcast

Episode 15 - South Korea's Comfort Women Issue

March 01, 2021 Global Politics
Global Politics Podcast
Episode 15 - South Korea's Comfort Women Issue
Show Notes

On 18 February, the United States Department of State said that Japan’s trafficking of women for sexual services during World War II was a grave violation of human rights. The statement comes after a Professor from Harvard University, who has now been urged to apologize, claimed that the Korean women were in voluntary contracts with the Japanese military and were not forced into prostitution.