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Jan Ruff O'Herne

Jan Ruff O'Herne

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For the past fifteen years, Jan Ruff-O’Herne has worked tirelessly to support the plight of ‘comfort women’ and for the protection of women in war and armed conflict. Her autobiography, Fifty Years of Silence, has been translated into Japanese and Indonesian, and the documentary film of the same name received many awards. She has worked with the Human Rights Commission, International Red Cross, and Amnesty International, speaking in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, the US and UK, the Netherlands and many other countries.

Books by Jan Ruff O'Herne

Fifty Years of Silence

The extraordinary memoir of a war rape survivor.

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