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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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During World War II, as many as 200,000 women from Korea, China, the Philippines and the Netherlands were taken to comfort stations which were set up all across the Asia-Pacific region.
Pre Bid Conference: Pre-Bid Meeting: Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 10:00am-11:00am @ Union Square Comfort Station @ 31 South Gilmore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Comfort stations in China were identified as business spaces and equated with brothels, as the authors point out.
She was used as a sex slave in a comfort station until her escape a year later.
Born into a poor family in Busan, Yi said she was taken by Japanese and Korean men to a comfort station in the northeastern Chinese city of Yanji when she was 15 years old, working at an inn.
South Korea views women who provided sex to Japanese soldiers in so-called comfort stations in military facilities during World War II as sex slaves, but the Japanese governments insist there is no evidence that the women were coerced.
They established so-called comfort stations with the enforced enlistment, management and transfer of sex slaves.
Apart from the obvious scenic beauty, the golf course has all the ingredients for a grand golf vacation, with two marshes, a club house, comfort stations, tea shelters, a heritage house as well as a maintenance yard.
The massive Sports Fields Development Project is one of the largest public works projects in recent New York City history, boasting 64 proposed state-of-the-art athletic fields, attendant roadways, parking, pedestrian pathways, lighting, landscaping, and comfort stations to be built on the 300 acres of Randall's Island parkland.
Initially, there were demands for San-Pacs at several comfort stations that were opened for displaced residents.
As Stephen King notes in his short story "Rest Stop," comfort stations are inherently creepy places, but the Oak Grove boasts a natural friendliness that's lacking in many roadside rest spots.