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In Southern California, A Drive to To Remember Comfort Women

Phyllis Kim heads Comfort Women Action for Redress and Education (CARE) which led the effort to install a memorial to comfort women in Glendale.
Phyllis Kim heads Comfort Women Action for Redress and Education (CARE) which led the effort to install a memorial to comfort women in Glendale.
Josie Huang/KPCC

A statue. School curriculum. A musical.

These are all ways that local Korean American activists are trying to bring attention to the plight of comfort women, who were forced to provide sex to the Japanese military during World War II.  

 

KPCC reporter Josie Huang joins Take Two to talk about the various efforts.