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WE REMEMBER: Comfort women, by the numbers

Research by Carmelle Lacuata; Infographic by Louie Magano, ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 12 2018 06:09 AM | Updated as of May 12 2018 06:11 AM

"Comfort women" were girls and women taken to "comfort stations" of the Japanese military during World War 2. They were made to provide sexual services to officers and soldiers. Last month, the Philippines became the only country to tear down a statue dedicated to remembering the suffering of comfort women.