molestation

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary

The crime of sexual acts with children up to the age of 18, including touching of private parts, exposure of genitalia, taking of pornographic pictures, rape, inducement of sexual acts with the molester or with other children, and variations of these acts. Molestation also applies to incest by a relative with a minor family member, and any unwanted sexual acts with adults short of rape.

Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.