Letter to the Japanese Government regarding the Recommendations of UN Committee against Torture about the Japanese wartime military sex slavery system

In May, 2013, the Committee against Torture made strong
recommendations toward Japan, regarding the improper and inadequate
situations as to the issue of Japanese wartime military sex slavery
system. The YWCA of Japan requests the Government to accept
and make appropriate responses and actions to the Recommendations.

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YWCA(Young Women’s Christian Association)is an international NGO where, upon a Christian foundation, women from around the world exceed the barriers of language and cultures and work together to encourage women’s participation in society and to realize a peaceful world where human rights, health and environment is protected. The movement began in Great Britain in 1855, and nowadays, it works in more than 100 countries throughout the world. The YWCA of Japan works with 24 local YWCAs and 37 junior and senior high-school YWCAs, and holds ESOSOC consultative status since 2019.