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Last month, South Korea was stunned when 91-year-old former “comfort woman” Lee Young-soo blasted incoming lawmaker Yoon Mee-hyang, 55, who had previously headed a prominent group that supported the women.

Comfort women are women who provided sex to Japanese soldiers in wartime brothels. They were forced or coerced into sexual servitude under various circumstances, including abduction, deception and poverty.

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