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.

Asian-Americans Criticize Eyelid Surgery Craze

Some young Asian-American women are just saying no to the eyelid surgery so many peers are undergoing. They see the painful and expensive procedure–even more widespread in Korea and China–as an offensive alteration of ethnic identity.