Child Sexual Abuse in India – The Piercing Sound of Silence

Child Sexual Abuse - Causes, Impacts, POCSO Act, Amendment for upsc ias essay
Child sexual abuse, also called as child molestation, is a form of child abuse in which a girl or a boy who is under the age of 18 years forced into sexual intercourse with an adult or older adolescent in order to satisfy the sexual desires of the latter. Be it touching a child’s private parts to gain pleasure or forcing them to touch theirs, showing adult contents or exposing themselves naked in front of a child would also be a form of sexual abuse.

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