Sexual Abuse

  • (noun): 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.
    Synonyms: sexual assault, sex crime, sex offense

Some articles on abuse, sexual abuse, sexual:

Select Committee On Reserves (Reserve 43131) Bill 2003 - Background - Gordon Inquiry
... Government Agencies to Complaints of Family Violence and Child Abuse in Aboriginal Communities, or better known as the Gordon Inquiry after the chairwoman, Family Court ... agencies dealt with issues of violence and child sexual abuse at the Swan Valley Nyoongar community" to examine "how State Government agencies respond ...
St. Faith's Church, Cowes - Previous Vicars
... was convicted at Portsmouth Crown Court on 9 September 2011 of several sexual abuse charges against a choir boy at St ... Halahan had previous convictions of sexual abuse of a boy in 1998 ... If you approach the Police to report historic sexual abuse, your identity will be protected at all times ...
Little Children Are Sacred
... of a Board of Inquiry into the Protection of Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse commissioned by the government of the Northern Territory, Australia, was publicly released on 15 June 2007 ... in August 2006 and investigated ways to protect Aboriginal children from sexual abuse ... The report concluded that sexual abuse of children in Aboriginal communities had reached crisis levels, demanding that it "be designated as an issue of urgent ...
List Of East Enders Characters (1990) - Disa O'Brien
... Disa refuses to admit to the sexual abuse she has been subjected to, even when she is told that Ken would be imprisoned for a long time if she did ... While there, a repulsed Disa confronts Ken about the sexual abuse she had endured since the age of 12 ...
LGBT People In Prison - Physical and Sexual Abuse
... shy, intellectual, not street-smart, or "passive" or having been convicted of a sexual offense against a minor ... Prisoners with any one of these characteristics typically face an increased risk of sexual abuse, while prisoners with several overlapping characteristics are much more ... inmates to be victimized in prison, they are not likely to be perpetrators of sexual abuse." A related problem is that there is a tendency, among both prison ...

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