Gender/ed Justice: Feminism in War and Peace

Lecture Description

Japanese suffragists were hailed as heroes in the struggle for women’s rights until the late 20th century, when discussions of “comfort women” dominated feminist discourse. What, if anything, did wartime feminists know about “comfort women,” and why did they not speak out against military sexual abuse? Were they “complicit”?

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Women's Rights, Activism, and Suffrage World War II

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