South Korean foundation launched to help former sex slaves

July 28, 2016 5:15 AM

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South Korean foundation launched to help former sex slaves

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea has launched a foundation planned to be funded by the Japanese government to provide support for South Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japan's military in World War II.

The opening of the foundation's office in Seoul on Thursday was met by protests from activists and students who criticized a December settlement between South Korea and Japan for the decades-long dispute over South Korean sex slave victims.

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