A museum dedicated to the history of “comfort women” and women’s rights is set to open in Taipei by the end of this year.

The Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation said the museum will display historical documents on Taiwanese women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War.

This will be Taiwan’s first museum dedicated to victims of sexual slavery during the war.

The facility, which formally opens on December 10, will also host workshops on human rights education and sexual abuse.

The foundation will hold a ceremony to unveil a museum plaque on August 14.

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