San Francisco, California: Comfort Women Column of Strength Statue

The sculpture, depicting young women from three different countries who were forced into sex slavery by invading WWII Japanese soldiers, was unveiled on Sep. 22, 2017.

St. Mary's Square

Address:
651 California St., San Francisco, CA
Directions:
St. Mary's Square. The statue is on the northwest corner of Pine and Kearny Sts, but elevated above the street and out of view. To get to it, enter the park one block west at the northeast corner of Pine and Quincy Sts, then walk east to the statue.
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Comfort Women Column of Strength Statue

"Comfort Women" Column of Strength Statue.

[M S, 10/13/2018]

The sculpture, depicting young women from three different countries who were forced into sex slavery by invading WWII Japanese soldiers, was unveiled on Sep. 22, 2017. A year later, the mayor of Osaka, Japan, severed its "sister city" relationship with San Francisco.

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