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Flowers for Lolas: Remembering the 1945 Rape of Manila

“The non-combatant victims of that tragic battle will remain forever in the hearts and minds of the Filipino people”.

Discomfort of comfort women: An outcry for justice

Women’s group Lila Pilipina denounced the Philippine-Japan military pact as the Japanese failed to acknowledge their war crimes against Filipinos and comfort women. “They are...

Japan uses economic assistance to avoid the comfort women issue

"The Philippines had breached its obligations under CEDAW given the extreme severity of gender-based violence suffered by the victims"

Accurate historical inclusion while the comfort women’s voices can still be...

From the more than 200 documented survivors in the late 1990s, less than 40 Filipino comfort women are still alive

Philippines urged to compensate WWII sex slave survivors

During World War II, up to 200,000 women across Asia including the Philippines were forced to work in Japanese military brothels

#Neverforget World War II

The dwindling number of surviving comfort women highlights a sense of urgency for them to receive a public apology from Japan

‘Comfort women’ statues as reminders of Japanese wartime atrocities

The comfort women campaign highlights the urgency for justice as attempts to whitewash history and to distort narratives continue

Flowers for Lolas: Three decades of Filipino comfort women’s fight for...

There is a sense of urgency for Filipino comfort women to receive a formal unequivocal public apology and just compensation from Japan

Photos: Flowers for the Philippines’ ‘comfort women’

More than 1,000 Filipino women were forced to serve as sex slaves for the Japanese aggressors when Japan occupied the Philippines

Nelia Sancho and the saga of Filipino comfort women

Sancho’s death, along with the Lolas, highlights a sense of urgency for them to receive a formal unequivocal public apology

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