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    prestigious books written by Toni Morrison, is popularly known for its implicit depiction of the African American experiences during slavery. One of the numerous and predominant agonizing experiences was the sexual abuse of the slaves. Most of the whites (slave masters) used their superiority and power to overwhelm the opinion and wish of the slaves especially sexually. These actions exhibited by the whites had a lot of consequences on the slaves. The slaves were left with little or no choice but to adhere to these acts. These acts were very prevalent in slavery, so the mindset, actions and ways of life of the slaves were affected. Toni Morrison really deplored these acts exhibited by the whites. Slaves’ mindset…

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    The author’s purpose in writing the article The article is called Childhood and Sexual Identity under Slavery written by Anthony S. Parent, Jr. and Susan Brown Wallace. The author’s purpose for writing the article is to inform their readers about how children's were impacted throughout this time period and also how they badly they were being enslaved. The author’s main thesis The main thesis may be found on page 390, the second passage and the very first sentence of the paragraph. The…

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    comfort women into sexual slavery during World War II. Comfort women have endured so much pain that they are requesting to receive an apology from Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe and they would like to receive an $8 million dollar compensational fund for the survivors. Many of the survivors believe that what they are asking for isn’t enough to pay for everything they have suffered. Christine Ahn states that this is travesty that the survivors are being silenced. Justice hasn’t been done for…

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    The sexual double standard associated with the strong patriarchal ideology in South Korea had forced Korean victims of sexual slavery to keep silent about their experiences of the atrocities and degradation. These women weren’t allowed to share their stories with anyone. Another issue was that they also prevented Korean intellectuals, including women leaders, to take up the “comfort women” issues as significant human rights and women’s issue until late 1980s. Later major incidents in South…

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    Yuki Tanaka investigates the solace ladies stories from covered sources including real confirmations from previous solace ladies. The other then goes on to say "This study of the Japanese system of military sexual slavery is an attempt to understand the origins, uses, and abuses of the system, and to tell the stories of this who ordered and implemented it, as well as those of the many Asian women victims (p.1). The creator makes it his main goal to follow and uncover the encounters of the…

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    In Japan’s Comfort Women, subtitled the Sexual slavery and prostitution during World War II and the US occupation, the author Yuki Tanaka unearths a topic largely undiscussed throughout history. Published by Routledge in 2002, Tanaka goes into depth about the history of the exploitation of thousands of women used as comfort women, a euphemism for sexual slavery, for Japanese soldiers. The book is broken up into six chapters, including an epilogue, which focus on the different areas regarding…

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    Once the government of Japan had sent comfort women to comfort stations; the Japanese military sexually enslaved the comfort women in order to fulfill the sexual gratification of the Japanese soldiers. For instance, comfort women had to deal with a sexual intercourse forcibly everyday with Japanese soldiers. Ahmed explains, “In turn they were forced to “service” anywhere from ten to thirty men each day, both during daylight hours and at night” (Ahmed 125). In other words, the large numbers of…

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    Stations” created by the Imperial Japanese Army. Next, in 1995, Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama issued an apology on Japan’s wartime atrocities and established the Asian Women’s Fund to help provide financial aid and health care services to Comfort Women. Yet in 2014, the Korea Times labeled the comfort women dispute as one of the biggest diplomatic disputes between Japan and Korea. The United States has also played a crucial role in the dispute process, serving as a neutral third party. In…

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    America is known for being the land of the free and home of the brave. However, sometimes we forget the luxury our freedom gives us and easily overlook the injustice of others. I watched two TED talk videos that talk about human trafficking and squatter communities. Human trafficking steals the freedom of its victims and squatter communities displays the harsh conditions individuals are willing to withstand to feel free. Both discussions are over important topics from well-informed individuals.…

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    Forced Silence Imagine walking down the hallway at school, alone. Then you pass him. The person who treated you so poorly, so terribly. The person who committed an act of selfishness, of terror. The person who treated you like you weren’t human, as if you had no feelings or thoughts. The person who raped you. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, about 20 million out of 112 million women in the United States have been raped in their lifetime. Out of these 20 million women, only 16%…

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