We call the victims of Japanese military sexual slavery in WWII 'Halmoni' instead of 'Comfort Women.'
'Halmoni' is a friendly term that means 'grandmother' in Korean.
In 1943, when she was sixteen, a military police officer abducted her from her house. She was taken to Manchuria, forced to serve as a sexual slave. When the war ended, she was stricken with severe typhoid fever. Military personnel transferred her outside of the military base to be cremated alive with the corpses.
when she was eighteen, she was deceived by a broker that told her she could earn money in the factories. But she was taken to a 'comfort station'. She was forced to work as a sexual slave for 4 years. After the comfort station was bombed, she was wandering in the mountains before the war ended. She finally returned to Korea in 2001.
In 1940, as someone offered her an opportunity to gather money for schooling, she began working in a hotel in Ulsan. In 1942 a Korean and a Japanese came and forcibly abducted her, taking her to Yanji, currently in the Jilin Province of Northwest China. She was forced to work as a 'comfort woman' for three years.
In 1943, she was taken the South Sea Islands and forced to work as a sexual slave for Japanese soliders. After the war she resided in Buchun city, Korea. She has lived at House of Sharing since June, 2013.
She was born in 1930 and lived in Daegu, Kyeongsangbuk-do. In 1942, she was taken to a comfort station and forced to work as a sexual slave for Japanese soliders in Haicheong, Manchuria, China. She lived in Boeun, Chungcheongbuk-do after the war and came to House of Sharing in July, 2014.
She was born in 1930 and lived in Hapcheon, Kyeongsangnam-do. In 1944, she was taken to Nagoya, Japan and forced to work as a sexual slave for 2 years. After the war she returned home with her friend and lived in Susan, Chungcheongnam-do. She came to House of Sharing in July, 2015.