Women's Active Museum on War and Peace (WAM)

The Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace (WAM) is a non-governmental organization as well as a museum, established in August 2005 with donations from people in Japan and abroad. WAM focuses on violence against women in war and conflict situations, particularly the issue of Japan’s military sexual slavery, or the so-called “comfort women” issue. WAM has been working on exhibitions, education, fact-finding, archives and advocacy in order to prevent recurrence of these atrocities.

Exhibitions and events

Battlefield from Hell — Japanese Comfort Stations in Burma* Tracing the Footsteps of MUN Ok-ju

Temporary exhibition until 30.07.2017

The invading Japanese military briefly seized Burma in January of 1942 only to be thoroughly routed in the counterattack of the allied forces whose overwhelming superiority in troops and resources...


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