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Bennett, C., & Kim-Gibson, D. S. (1999). Silence Broken: Korean Comfort Woman. Center for Asian American Media.

Digital Museum: The comfort women issue and the Asian Women’s Fund. (n.d.).

Encyclopædia Britannica, inc. (2023, October 13). Comfort women. Encyclopædia Britannica.

Henry, N. (2013). Memory of an Injustice: The “Comfort Women” and the Legacy of the Tokyo Trial. Asian Studies

Review, 37(3), 362–380.

Hosaka, Y. (2021). Contracting for Sex? “True Story” of the so-called “Comfort Women” during World War II. Journal of

East Asia & International Law, 14(1), 161–178.

Howard, K. (1995). True Stories of the Korean comfort women: testimonies. Cassell. 

Jonsson, G. (2015). Can the Japan-Korea Dispute on "Comfort Women" be Resolved? Korea Observer, 46(3), 489-515.

Jung, Y. (2021). Limits of Reflective Memory Culture: The German Media’s Understanding of the Japanese

Military Comfort Women Issue, 1990-2019. Korea Journal, 61(1), 72–99. https://doi-

Lee, A., National Film Board of Canada (Producers), & Hsiung, T. (Director). (2016). The Apology: Before it's too late.

[Video/DVD] National Film Board of Canada.

Lee, C. Y., & Crowe, J. (2015). The Deafening Silence of the Korean "Comfort Women": A Response Based on Lyotard

and Irigaray. Asian Journal of Law and Society, 2(2), 339-356.

Min, P. G. (2003). Korean “Comfort Women”: The Intersection of Colonial Power, Gender, and Class. Gender & Society,

17(6), 938-957.

Min, P. G. (2021). Korean ’Comfort Women’ : Military Brothels, Brutality, and the Redress Movement. Rutgers

University Press. 

Myadar, O., & Davidson, R. A. (2021). Remembering the “comfort women”: geographies of displacement, violence and

memory in the Asia-Pacific and beyond. Gender, Place & Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography, 28(3), 347–369.

Norma, C. (2016). The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery During the China and Pacific Wars. Bloomsbury


Qiu, P., Chen, L., & Su, Z. (2013). Chinese Comfort Women : Testimonies From Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves. UBC


Schellstede, S. C., & Yu, S. M. (2000). Comfort women speak: testimony from sex slaves of the Japanese Military:

Includes New United Nations Human Rights Report. Holmes & Meier. 

Tai, E. (2021). Comfort women activism : critical voices from the perpetrator state. Hong Kong University Press. 

Tanaka, T., McCormack, T. L. H., & Simpson, G. J. (Eds.). (2011). Beyond victor’s justice? : the Tokyo War Crimes Trial

revisited. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.

Ushiyama, R. (2021). ‘Comfort women must fall’? Japanese governmental responses to ‘comfort women’ statues

around the world. Memory Studies, 14(6), 1255-1271.

Verma, K., & Kumar, N. (2022). The Corporality of Trauma and Testimony: Nora Okja Keller’s Comfort

Woman. Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 14(2), 1–14.

Women’s Human Rights Center, Son, A., Research Team of the War, Women’s Human Rights Center, Research Team

of the War, & Women’s Human Rights Center. (2020). Stories that Make History: The Experience and Memories of the Japanese Military ›Comfort Girls-Women‹ (Research Team of the War & Women’s Human Rights Center, Eds.). De Gruyter.