15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Chinese Comfort Women

In this photo taken on August 3, 2016, Hao Juxiang, 94, is resting on the traditional heatable brick bed in Quandian Village, Wuxiang County of north China’s Shanxi province. Comfort women,were women and girls forced into sex slavery during World War II. Now only about ten left all over China,Those still alive today are suffering from health problems and dying.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Wuxiang County of north China’s Shanxi province., China
Camera: NIKON D4S
Copyright: © zhan yan