UN chief meets with Korean victim of Japanese wartime sexual slavery Gil Won-ok

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday met with Gil Won-ok, one of the victims who were drafted by Japan as so-called “comfort women” during the Second World War.

According to Ban’s spokesman, the meeting, which took place on Friday afternoon at UN Headquarters in New York, was requested and arranged by Yoon Mee-Hyang, co-chair and representative for the Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan.

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