In a bid to keep wartime sexual violence against women in people’s minds, female activists in Japan are set to open a museum in Tokyo to collect and display materials mainly about those who were forced into sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army during the war.

The Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace, established by public donations, will present videos and written materials in which former “comfort women,” as they are euphemistically called in Japan, from the Asia-Pacific region testify about their suffering. Historians put their number at around 200,000.

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