ianfu


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Synonyms for ianfu

a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II

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History textbooks no longer mention ianfu (comfort women) -- a controversial term that refers to women who were forced to provide sex for Japanese soldiers during World War II.
To the servicemen of the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy of World War II they were Jugun Ianfu.
They called them jugun ianfu, comfort women, since most were shipped to military bases along with comfort supplies.
The AWF, they said, did not categorize the Mapaniqui women as jugun ianfu (comfort women), or women confined for an extended period in facilities for sexual slavery.