South Korea

Stop Threats of War and Militarization: Women from Guam, US, and Asia-Pacific Region Call for Peace and Diplomacy

We call on President Trump and Kim Jong-Un to ratchet down their reckless and dangerous rhetoric that threatens all of humanity. We urge you to sit down and talk, for all our families, our children, and the future of our planet.  We need dialogue, understanding and nonviolent cooperation. The bombast and brinkmanship must stop. Diplomacy… Read more »

Korea

The Official Statement from the Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan regarding the Agreement on the Military Sexual Slavery (“Comfort Women”) Issue during the Korea-Japan Ministerial Meeting Today’s meeting between the foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan concluded with an agreement on the resolution for the military sexual… Read more »

Women Cross DMZ

Four of us from the International Women’s Network were part of a delegation who visited North Korea and crossed the Demilitarized Zone on May 24, 2015: Kozue Akibayashi (Japan), Gwyn Kirk (continental US), Lisa Natividad (Guahan/Guam), and Suzuyo Takazato (Okinawa). The 30-woman delegation came from 15 nations and included big names like Gloria Steinem, and Nobel… Read more »

South Korea

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS IN THE INTERNATIONAL NETWORK • Du Rae Bang (My Sister’s Place), Uijongbu, South Korea • National Campaign to Eradictae Crime by US Troops in Korea, Seoul • SAFE Korea, Seoul KEY FACTS ABOUT SOUTH KOREA • Korea was colonized by the Japanese government from 1910-45. Young Korean men were recruited as laborers and… Read more »