It is a statue of a girl wearing Hanbok, traditional Korean clothes, and it represents the comfort women from the Japanese embassy. Comfort women were forcefully and systematically sexually abused by the Japanese.
What's the significance of it?
The face expression of a girl represents how angry they are treated, but unafraid and with the will to resolve this issue.
What about the bird sitting in girl's shoulder?
The bird represents the peace, freedom and liberation.
The shadow of the girl looks like a old women, why?
It represents the hardship the victms had to suffer all the time, even though we gained independence from Japan.
Why is there an empty chair next to the girl?
People can sit in those chairs and think "What if it was me or my family member of friends?
I thought that was the only girl staute, but there are many background with this staute. We need to keep remember these incidents and constantly publish a book or artifacts to never forget what they have sacrificed.