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sexual relations

Sexual activity between two (or more) people. As there was no hard evidence that sexual relations occurred outside of marriage, the judge was obliged to uphold the prenuptial agreement during the divorce proceedings. I hear Jim got fired for having sexual relations with his secretary.
See also: relation, sexual
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It should encourage other countries to repeal unjust laws that criminalize same-sex sexual relations and block peoples access to essential services, including to health care, said Ms Carlsson.
"The statements were involuntary because they were made in exchange for the promise of sexual relations," Centra and DeJoseph wrote.
In 2016, 22 teachers who had sexual relations with their students were banned from ever teaching in Kenya while in 2015, another 126 teachers were deregistered."Further, it is notified for general information that pursuant to Sections 30 (4) and (5), 23 (2) of the Act: Where the name of a teacher is removed from the register of teachers, such a person shall not be reinstated except by direction of the commission," said TSC chief executive officer Nancy Macharia.
The worker said that the manager had developed sexual relations with him, when he came to the country more than a year back.
Penalties for sexual relations (especially when the Christian was a female) became quite harsh over time, signaling the change in attitudes that accompanied Christians' newly gained political advantages in the peninsula.
The teacher had killed himself and his husband, who had also allegedly engaged in sexual relations with the students, in Washington state in August.
Considering that STD are the result of risky sexual behaviors, Teva, Bermudez and Ramiro (2014) acknowledge the need to develop strategies and actions which set up and reinforce protective behaviors, such as the right use of condom in every sexual relation. Thus, it is especially significant to consider carrying out scientific studies to explain the factors that influence the right and consistent use of condom in sexual relations among youngsters, since it is during youth when lifelong sexual behaviors are established.
Greco Belgica, a defeated senatorial candidate in the 2016 elections, sought the preventive suspension of Senator Leila de Lima for gross immorality for her relationship with her alleged bagman and having sexual relations with a married man.
Russia has been harshly criticized for its gay-rights record, including a vaguely worded law banning "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations" that critics say has led to attacks against LGBT people.
Hopper added: "Why don't you come and stay with me for the weekend?" before telling her he wanted to have sexual relations with her.
Instead, and in conversation with competing liberal and feminist political theoretic accounts of sexual autonomy, this Article defines sexual autonomy as the capability to codetermine sexual relations (Part II).
There will be no misunderstanding between the EU and Kyrgyzstan due to the initiative of a number of MPs to ban propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations, Chairman of the European Parliament delegation for cooperation with the countries of Central Asia and Mongolia Iveta Grigule said at a press conference in Bishkek on April 9.
Benjamin Howells appeared before a professional conduct committee at Cardiff's Future Inn accused of having sexual relations with a young person under the age of consent and misconduct.
All eight of the teams through to the quarter-finals allowed their players to have sexual relations with partners during down time, according to Brazil's Lance!
He would lure them into taking nude photographs and videos, only to use them as blackmail, saying he would publish the pictures if they didn't have sexual relations with him.