sexual slavery

Prosecutors say a secret society within the New York-based self-help group branded women with a leader’s initials.
Various expressions of regret and statements acknowledging the role of the Japanese military in operating the "comfort women" system during WWII have been made, but none have unconditionally acknowledged that Japan as a state was responsible for these violations.
The agreement is neither landmark nor a resolution, as it has failed to involve the survivors or respond appropriately to their demands. Further, it has relocated the human rights struggle of survivors and civil society into the hands of the State.
Perhaps the most painful disagreement between the two countries has been over the “comfort women” issue.
The deal included an apology from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and an $8.3 million aid fund from Tokyo for the elderly former sex slaves.
Two Nepalese women, working as maids in Gurgaon, India, were raped and sodomised repeatedly by their employer. This came to light when a third woman, who was also working as a cook in the same household, reached out to Maiti, a local NGO, for help.