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Synonyms for pedophilia

a sexual attraction to children


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Our goal is to ensure pedophilia is listed in the penal code, because so far it is only referred to as 'aggravated rape'," Valerie Morales-Attias, one of the organizers, said.
They called for an end to silence surrounding pedophilia acts and for adopting a specific law on children rape.
AMSTERDAM, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the submission of "disappointing answers" to questions submitted by Council of Europe Minister Luca Volonte regarding a "serious violation of the Lanzarote Convention by the Netherlands" in the Joris Demmink pedophilia investigation, Adele van der Plas, Managing Director of the Bakker Schut Foundation and attorney for Turkish victims of Demmink's alleged pedophilia crimes, issued the following statement:
Media Matters for America, the progressive watchdog group, blasted Limbaugh's diatribe as a "promoting a bogus link between support for same-sex marriage and the acceptance of pedophilia.
How is it possible in a state of law to return the girl to the mother, while the pedophilia case is pending in the court and there are suspicions that the molestation took place in the mother's flat?
Pedophilia (a form of sodomy) is sexual abuse of little children--boys and girls--mostly between the ages of 3 to 6 or 7.
Church to discuss the scandal of pedophilia within the institution.
Speaking in English to pilgrims and tourists in St Peter s Square for his general audience, Benedict announced that on Friday he will sign his long-awaited pastoral letter dealing with pedophilia in Ireland.
Pedophilia and sexual offending against children; theory, assessment, and intervention.
Acts of pedophilia are the responsibility of the individual who carries them out," leaving the hierarchy blameless.
I was upset to see that Christie Ayotte, in her article "Thanks a Lot, Foley" [November 7], made no distinction between pedophilia and ephebophilia and that you apparently did not try to correct her.
The psychological theory that pedophilia is a lifetime condition carries more weight with the public, but registries do not distinguish among varieties of sex offenders.
In our church it is the episcopal cover-up and doublespeak on the issue of pedophilia and the attempt to deflect corruption by focusing on homosexuality.