sexual abuse

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Synonyms for sexual abuse

a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat

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Table 4: Differences in agreement and expected behaviors of the respondents about aspects related to education of the children about child sexual abuse according to monthly income.
Also information was collected on types of sexual abuse experienced and sharing of such events with parents or friends.
The four Kurdish minors, who were detained for throwing stones at police during an illegal demonstration in an undisclosed part of southeast Turkey, had exposed the alleged systemic sexual abuse by a dozen inmates and six prison officials in Pozanty Juvenile Detention Center in the southern province of Adana.
Strategies on how to respond to a disclosure of sexual abuse.
Relative to boys, sexual abuse without physical contact was reported twice as often in girls and sexual abuse with physical contact without penetration three times more often.
The face of sexual abuse is ever changing but remains as devastating today as it always has been for those affected by it.
In more than thirty states, more than a hundred child sexual abuse mandatory reporting bills have been proposed.
Researchers focused on men and women who answered questions about childhood sexual abuse and their current sexual orientation, attractions, and behaviors.
Abu Faour also said the ministers had agreed to set up a special joint ministry team to intervene in sexual abuse cases.
The John Jay study is not "the" piece of research on the sexual abuse crisis; it is one contribution to the literature.
Providing general education to young families about consequences of childhood sexual abuse may bring forward those who are living through this.
The Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse Allegations: A Comprehensive Guide to Assessment and Testimony.
TORTURED by memories of sexual abuse, victims are using poetry to overcome their ordeals.
9 percent of students have been exposed to some type of sexual abuse during their childhood.
MORE children were counselled by ChildLine for sexual abuse last year than ever before, the service said today.