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What's the difference between rape, molestation, and sexual harrassment?
The definition of rape (the legal term is sexual assault) can be found in question #579 or in the Arizona Revised Statutes, in the criminal code under A.R.S. § 13-1406.
An explanation of harassment can be found in question#220.
The definition of molestation can be found in the Arizona Revised Statutes, in the criminal code under A.R.S. § 13-1410.
If you are in need of immediate help with an abuse issue, call one of the hotlines below:
-ArizonaChild Protective Services 888-SOS-CHILD or 888-767-2445
-Child Help USA Hotline 800-422-4453
-National Crisis/Suicide Hotline 800-999-9999
-National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
-Teen Link (Various Topics) 800-235-9678
-Youth Crisis Hotline 800-448-4663
If you believe that you are in danger of physical harm, call 911 immediately!