Posts Tagged ‘Sexual abuse’

Girl Power Goes Global

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It’s October 11, 2012, and 160 Kenyan girls are taking concrete action to mark the first UN-designated International Day of the Girl Child. Having assembled in the town of Meru, they begin to march towards the courthouse. The local cops, taken aback by the sight, scramble to close the gates, but the girls stand their

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The Apology Revisits Issue of WWII Sexual Slavery

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Historians generally refer to them as “the comfort women,” but the term hardly begins to describe the horror they endured. Tiffany Hsiung has come to think of them as “the grandmothers.” For over five years the young Toronto-based filmmaker (above left) has been unpacking their painful and unresolved history, gradually winning the trust of women

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