• Kyodo News


An exhibition opened Wednesday in Tokyo of paintings by former “comfort women,” depicting the pain they suffered as sex slaves for the Imperial Japanese Army.

The 24 works, on display at the Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace in Shinjuku Ward, were done by former sex slaves who live at Nanum House, which means shared house in Korean, near Seoul. They studied painting under volunteer teachers.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.