Court Gives Ex-Comfort Women Symbolic Victory

Though Japan has never apologized for using sex slaves for the Imperial Army, an international court has found the late emperor and generals guilty of crimes against humanity. President Bush has refused to support the comfort women’s call for justice.

Women Are Taking Rightful Place at Peace Table

From Cambodia to Ireland to South Africa to Israel, women are finding ways to make their voices heard on the crucial issues of whether civil wars and ethnic conflicts will continue to claim lives, divert valuable resources and destroy communities.