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Articles by Onozawa Akane

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Dr. Onozawa Akane is a professor of history at Rikkyo University in Tokyo. She is the author of the 2010 monograph Kindai Nihon shakai to kōshō seido: minshūshi to kokusai kankeishi no shiten kara that examines in depth links between Japan’s pre-war sex industry and the ‘comfort women’ system of military prostitution of the China and Pacific wars. She is a core member of VAWW-RAC, and researches a range of topics relating to prostitution in Japanese history.