Child abuse increasing in Japan
In Japan, child abuse cases reached a record high in 2012.
Comfort Women and Children 1945
Kim Bok-dong was aged 14 when she was tricked into becoming a sex slave for the Japanese military.
For four years she was transported around Asia, "being systematically raped by hundreds of Japanese soldiers"
She was taken to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Guangdong, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Singapore, and Bangkok.
According to Professor Yuki Tanaka, from the early 1930s until 1945, Japan operated "the largest and most elaborate system of trafficking in women in the history of mankind".
South Korea urges Japan to make amends to second world war sex slaves
The mayor of Osaka, Toru Hashimoto, says that a “comfort women” system was necessary to keep the soldiers happy.
The Japanese enslaved as many as 410,000 “comfort women” from Korea, China, and Southest Asia to serve as prostitutes and raise the spirits of the Japanese soldiers. Approximately three quarters of them died and most survivors were left infertile.