Sep 11, - The story of South Korea's involvement in the Vietnam War is largely untold. it comes to recalling the sexual violence she suﬀered during the war. . Lien, now 68, is also trying to make sense of a life blighted by abuse. and women have been singled out for rape, imprisonment, torture and execution. Systematic rape is often used as a weapon of war in 'ethnic cleansing'. many Asian women were also involved in prostitution during the Viet Nam war.