Activists shouting slogans take part in a protest in front of the Japan Interchange Association, the de facto Japanese embassy, in Taipei, August 14, 2013. Protesters and supporters of "comfort women" who were forced to become sex slaves during World War II urged the Japanese government to formally acknowledge, apologize and accept its responsibility over comfort women for Japanese troops during World War II, according to local media. The Chinese characters on the placard (R) reads, "Where is your conscience?" REUTERS/Pichi Chuang (TAIWAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT) - RTX12KK9

Peipei Qiu, Vassar College In 1943, during the height of World War II, fifteen-year-old Liu Mianhuan...