Molestation is also referred to as sexual abuse. The term applies to any forcing of unwanted sexual activity onto another person. The term is also used to refer to any sexual advances made by an adult toward a child.
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The term molestation is most commonly associated with sexual abuse involving children but it can be applied to any situation in which one party forces their sexual advances onto another or where one party takes advantage of a situation (ie their age, power, prestige or their victim’s altered state of mind) to pursue sexual activity.