comfort station


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comfort station

A building or part thereof where toilet and lavatory facilities are available for public use.
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In reality, the comfort station was a patriarchal institution created to legitimize wartime rape.
Peipei Qiu, a professor of Chinese and Japanese at Vassar College, details how comfort stations came to recruit women in an engrossing new book co-authored with China-based scholars Su Zhiliang and Chen Lifei.
Mun Okju reports being chosen to participate in such events: "There were about ten geishas at the officers' comfort station, and they all dressed in colorful kimonos.
While there are arguments in Japan that the women were not forced into sexual slavery and that other countries did the same, "the international community sees the presence of comfort stations where women's human rights and sexual health were infringed as the same crime as the Holocaust," he adds.
Then, if the location of a comfort station changed, only the individual request would have to be updated.
And on New Year's Eve 2003, at Staten Island's Southern Comfort station, a firefighter was hit with a metal chair during an alcohol-fuelled brawl.
Originally the chapters were little more than a debating circle and comfort station for young conservatives who felt themselves victimized by liberal persecution.
It is apparent that those in command felt able to take women as they wished, even if they had not been given permission to establish a comfort station.
Tenders are invited for maintenance to comfort station at east nada guruvayur
Said Jose: 'Each garrison had a comfort station, and ostensibly, this was to prevent the Japanese soldiers from raping the women [in the areas they occupied].
Comfort station #14 replacement, Alta Lake State Park, Pateros; apparent low bidder was Halme Builders.
Then there is WC, dunny (from Australia), privy, netty, bog, khazi, potty, thunderbox, throne, confessional (where one communes with God on the big white telephone) and the comfort station.