|Established||10 December 2016|
|Location||Datong, Taipei, Taiwan|
|Public transit access||Daqiaotou Station|
The Ama Museum (Chinese: 阿嬤家-和平與女性人權館; pinyin: Āmā Jiā-Hépíng Yǔ Nǚxìng Rénquán Guǎn) is a museum in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is dedicated to the comfort women during the Japanese rule of Taiwan.
The original idea to establish the museum started in 2004. Supported by a large donation from the public in and outside Taiwan, as well as the Taipei Women's Rescue Foundation (TWRF), the museum plaque was unveiled in a ceremony on March 8, 2016 in conjunction with International Women's Day. The ceremony was attended by President Ma Ying-jeou and one former comfort woman.
The museum was finally opened on December 10, 2016 in a ceremony attended by Culture Minister Cheng Li-chun in conjunction with Human Rights Day and the 25th anniversary of the efforts made by the foundation towards comfort women. Speaking during the ceremony, Cheng urged people to never forget the past and to strive for better gender equality. Chairperson of TWRF said that the museum would also be a place to promote gender equality and highlight the damages made by sexual abuse. The ceremony was also attended by one surviving Taiwanese comfort woman and advocates from Japan, South Korea and the United States.
The museum permanently displays photos, documents and videos related to Taiwanese comfort women.
The museum is used as the venue to host various workshops and seminars on topics related to human rights. In August 2017, the museum launched a campaign to pressure the Government of Japan through the Japan–Taiwan Exchange Association to apologize and compensate the remaining comfort women.
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