sexual violence

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sexual violence (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) A broad term encompassing sexual assault, harassment, indecent assault, rape, and other sexual offences.
    What do you think will happen to a regime, that has caused so many folks to be harmed with sexual violence, among other things?
  2. (uncountable) (When contrasted with sexual assault.) A physical attack of a sexual nature involving penetration (as apposed to sexual assault which may not involve actual penetration).