Child molester (molestation)
A general term - includes convicted and
non convicted, contact and non-contact - for adults (aged 17+) who sexually
offend against a child (aged <16)
person (A) commits an offence if –
(a) he intentionally penetrates the
vagina, anus or mouth of another person (B) with his penis,
(b) does not consent to the penetration,
(c) A does not reasonably believe that B
In law, the victim can be a child, it
is the nature of the act which matters.
general term (non legal) to refer to someone who rapes.
Can reasonably be used to talk about
men who sexually offend against adult women (whether or not actually convicted
of rape, rather than indecent assault).
Child sexual abuse image
The current term for 'internet
Includes: obeying, producing,
distributing, possessing child pornography for the purpose of its distribution
through a computer system.
The term 'child pornography' includes
material that visually depicts:
- a minor engaged in sexually explicit
- a person appearing to be a minor
engaged in sexually explicit conduct;
- realistic images representing a minor
engaged in sexually explicit conduct
However, many 'internet offenders are
also found to have LEGAL images, such as naturist pictures.
Essentially, a person who is sexually
attracted to children. That is, over a period of time (> 6 months) and to > 1
This therefore, does NOT have to include
men who offend (assault), simply those who think about it.
Only a subgroup (30%) of child
Child sexual abuser
the same definition as child molester. That is, a general term - includes
convicted and non convicted, contact and non-contact - for adults (aged 17+) who
sexually offend against a child (aged <16) .
Strictly speaking, the act of exposing
in public, or semi-public context, those parts of one's body that are not
normally exposed - for example, the breasts, genitals or buttocks.
Exhibitionism, which involves exposing
one's genitals or sexual organs to a stranger, falls under the psychiatric
sexual disorders category of paraphilias, ''abnormal or unnatural attraction”.
legal term for the public display of parts of the anatomy in a manner which may
be offensive to others.
man or woman exposes their genitalia
with intent to cause alarm or distress.
a form of sexual abuse that involves the
manipulation and/or coercion of young people under the age of 18 into sexual
activity in exchange for things such as money, gifts, accommodation, affection
Child sexual exploitation is illegal
activity by people who have power over young people and use it to sexually abuse