comfort woman


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comfort woman

n.
A woman or girl forced into sex slavery by the Japanese military during World War II.

[Translation of Japanese ianfu : ian, comfort + fu, woman.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.comfort woman - a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II; "she wrote a book about her harsh experiences as a comfort woman"
bawd, cocotte, cyprian, fancy woman, harlot, lady of pleasure, prostitute, sporting lady, tart, whore, woman of the street, working girl - a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
Translations
Trostfrau
komfortulino
lohtunainen
femme de réconfort
wanita penghibur
従軍慰安婦慰安婦
위안부
femeie de reconfortare
References in periodicals archive ?
If erected, the statue will be the first comfort woman statue in France.
In the summer of 1991, a former comfort woman from Korea came out and criticized the Japanese government.
President Duterte is leaving it to the discretion of Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada whether or not to remove the controversial comfort woman statue in the capital following Japan's expression of regret.
Comfort Woman will be a welcome addition to courses in Asian studies as well as women's history courses.
The first Korean former comfort woman to tell her story was Bae Bong Ki in 1980.
Violence seems to follow her as she finds and loses love in North Korea, flees to South Korea, and keeps secret her trials as a former comfort woman, only to find that the truth emerges time and again and threatens to destroy her.
It was in this climate of dire frustration that in August 1991, Halt-sun Kim became the first Korean woman to testify in front of the Japanese public about the suffering she endured as a comfort woman in a bid to force the Japanese government to confront the issue.
The number of survivors in South Korea is now down to 56 as one former comfort woman died Saturday, the Foreign Ministry said.
The tatami never became a good bed, Comfort Woman was
Bu makalede Nora Okja Keller'in Comfort Woman ve Fox Girl adli romanlarinda kullandigi dili sanatsal savas anlatilari baglaminda ele aliyorum.
1 Meshell Ndegeocello Comfort Woman (Maverick) Smooth as cocoa and way sexier.