THE COMFORT WOMEN

05/15/02

A New exhibit at the Tampa Convention Center will focus on the sexual abuse of 200,000 Asian women by the Japanese Imperial Army during the 1930s and '40s. Our guests today: Ok Sun Lee who was kidnapped and held as a "comfort woman" from 1942-1945; Dongwoo Lee Hahm, a Korean woman who has just taken part in an international conference in North Korea on sexual exploitation during WWII; Saeko Otake is a student at Cornell University who is organizing an international conference on "comfort women" next year in Japan; and Dohyun Kim, Asian/Pacific awareness foundation of Tampa Bay, Inc.

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