What is Child Molestation?
Child sexual abuse, also called child molestation, is a form of child abuse in which an adult or older adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation. Child molestation comes in many forms including:
- Engaging in sexual activities with a child (whether by asking or pressuring, or by other means)
- Indecent exposure (of the genitals, female nipples, etc.)
- Child grooming
- Child sexual exploitation
- Using a child to produce child pornography