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molestation

The unwelcome touching or fondling—typically understood to be by an older person or one who is a position of authority—of a child or younger person or subordinate.
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Witness the fact that when the Boy Scouts of America went to court to defend its policy of excluding gays, it trotted out every conceivable argument and excuse--except the argument that gay scouts might molest boys.
True, we have fought back by pointing to long-established studies demolishing the idea that gays molest more than straights, and maybe we've made some progress.
Talking to the media here, Additional Superintendent of Police Kamal Maurya said, "Two unidentified men tried to molest a 10-yr-old girl two days ago.
The incident took place in Sadar bazar on September 24 when two anonymous men disguised themselves as painters tried to molest the victim.
He admitted kissing a boy's cheeks but alleged he did not molest him or have any bad intentions.
The girl's mother claimed to prosecutors that the suspect used to molest her whenever he came to teach her Quran lessons.
What will be offered, Levine said, is evidence that Wempe did not molest the man who has accused him of abuse during the early 1990s.
of endangering the boy's life while he tried to molest him and of consuming alcohol.
Didn't you molest a number of women and expose yourself in the mall?
Summary: Suspect hugs and molests nine-year-old girl when she was alone in a garment store at a mall