Comfort woman memorial statue, Seoul, South Korea

Japan’s Feminism Stumbles Over ‘Comfort Women’

Journalists, historians and publishers who try to tell the story of the Korean “comfort women” are being fiercely attacked while Japanese leaders deny the forcible recruitment of women to serve its army as sex slaves during World War II.

Road to College Included Hitchhiking with Kids

Two young children and no car didn’t prevent Rita Henley Jensen from enrolling in Ohio State University. She caught a ride with a stranger and her family’s future was transformed, she says in this excerpt from the anthology “Nothing But The Truth So Help Me God.”