sexual assault

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sexual assault

noun crime, criminal action, crimiial activity, criminal offense, felony, illegal action, illegality, offense against the state, serious offense against law, sexxal abuse, sexual attack, sexual force, sexual injury
See also: rape
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But that tactic has been a disaster for two reasons: First, the bishops never expected that the victim-survivors would find their voice, organize and take control of the ongoing history of sexual violation and, second, the secular legal systems in one country after another are treating the church leaders the way they would treat anyone involved in a criminal enterprise.
- The government should support investigations of sexual violation by the security and the paramilitary forces in Kashmir.
(1) A person ("A") who commits an act of sexual violation with a child ("B") who is 12 years of age or older but under the age of 16 years is, despite the consent of B to the commission of such an act, guilty of the offence of having committed an act of consensual sexual violation with a child, unless A, at the time of the alleged commission of such an act, was--
Firstly, what is significant here is that the defence created in terms of the now removed section 56(2) (b) applied only in respect of a sexual violation and not sexual penetration.
But Claire never heard of any Uncle Jimmy, much less any sexual violation. Shattered, yearning to reconnect with the Jessie she thought she knew, Claire heads out to Oklahoma.
But, as the main aim of such acts is often simply to fill victims with a sense of their being-feminized, male-on-male sexual violation maybe just another way of keeping "women" in their place, even the biologically male ones.
But Judge Michael O'Shea said Sheahan had acted as a predator and described the crimes as the "disgusting sexual violation and abuse of the three girls".
They address how recovery and healing fit into the adult safeguarding process, and recovery from complex trauma, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, sex trafficking, domestic abuse, and for survivors of the Holocaust, and methods like psychodynamic therapy for men who have experienced sexual violation, art therapy with individuals with intellectual disabilities who have been abused, group work, and a supported housing project to help in the recovery and healing process for women survivors of sexual abuse.
Women who force a male to have sex face a charge of sexual violation which carries a maximum 14-year sentence.
Conventions that prohibited some female characters--often upper-class or mythological heroines--from discussing their experiences of sexual violation on stage, particularly when in dialogue with other male characters, are, in Habrotonon's case, less restricting, perhaps because she is clearly represented as a slave (e.g., at Epitrepontes 540, 547).
When an unmarried man, a son or a brother, commits a sexual violation, his relatives condone it in violation of religious law and defends him against criticism.