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Indecent exposure

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Indecent exposure is the deliberate exposure in public or in view of the general public by a person of a portion or portions of his or her body, in circumstances where the exposure is contrary to local moral or other standards of appropriate behavior. [1]

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Act of Parliament

Acts of Parliament, also called primary legislation, are statutes passed by a parliament (legislature).

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Anasyrma (ἀνάσυρμα) composed of ἀνά ana "up, against, back", and σύρμα syrma "skirt"; plural: anasyrmata (ἀνασύρματα), also called anasyrmos (ἀνασυρμός), is the gesture of lifting the skirt or kilt.

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The Association pour la promotion du naturisme en liberté (APNEL) is an organization that seeks decriminalization of nudity, with particular emphasis on the section of French penal code relating to sexual exhibitionism.

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Barcelona is a city in Spain.

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A bra, short for brassiere (UK or), is a form-fitting undergarment suspender designed to support or cover the wearer's breasts.

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Breastfeeding, also known as nursing, is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast.

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Breastfeeding in public

Breastfeeding in public is the practice of breastfeeding babies in a public or semi-public place in open view of the general public.

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The buttocks (singular: buttock) are two rounded portions of the anatomy, located on the posterior of the pelvic region of primates (including humans), and many other bipeds or quadrupeds, and comprise a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus and gluteus medius muscles.

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Clothing laws by country

Clothing laws vary considerably around the world.

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Community service

Community service is a non-paying job performed by one person or a group of people for the benefit of the community or its institutions.

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In ordinary language, a crime is an unlawful act punishable by a state or other authority.

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Crimes of indecency

Certain laws are in place in Scotland to protect the welfare of children under the age of puberty.

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Crown Advocate

Crown Advocate is a title used in Britain and some former British colonies for a government prosecutor.

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Depictions of nudity

Depictions of nudity include visual representations of nudity through the history, in all the disciplines, including the arts and sciences.

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Dyke March

A Dyke March is a mostly lesbian-led gathering and protest march much like the original gay pride parades and marches.

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Eccentricity (behavior)

Eccentricity (also called quirkiness) is unusual or odd behavior on the part of an individual.

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A euphemism is a generally innocuous word or expression used in place of one that may be found offensive or suggest something unpleasant.

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Exhibitionism is the act of exposing in a public or semi-public context those parts of one's body that are not normally exposed – for example, the breasts, genitals or buttocks.

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Federal government of the United States

The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.

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Gross indecency

Gross indecency is a legal term that was originally used to criminalize sexual activity between men short of sodomy, which required penetration.

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Guelph (Canada 2016 Census population 131,794) is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada.

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A hijab (حجاب, or (dialectal)) is a veil worn by some Muslim women in the presence of any male outside of their immediate family, which usually covers the head and chest.

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Human sexual activity

Human sexual activity, human sexual practice or human sexual behaviour is the manner in which humans experience and express their sexuality.

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Incorporated Council of Law Reporting

The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales (ICLR) is a registered charity based in London, England, that publishes law reports of English law.

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Indian Penal Code

The Indian Penal Code (IPC) is the main criminal code of India.

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Intimate parts in Islam

The intimate parts of the human body must, according to Islam, be covered by clothing.

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Islam and clothing

Islam says that the believing women should lower their gaze, guard their modesty, not display their beauty and ornaments except what (must ordinarily) appear thereof; that they should draw their veils over their bosoms and not display their beauty except to their husbands, their fathers, their husband's fathers, their sons, their husbands' sons, their brothers or their brothers' sons, or their sisters' sons, or their women, Foster brother, and that they should not strike their feet in order to draw attention to their hidden ornaments.

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Modesty, sometimes known as demureness, is a mode of dress and deportment which intends to avoid the encouraging of sexual attraction in others.

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Mooning is the act of displaying one's bare buttocks by removing clothing, e.g., by lowering the backside of one's trousers and underpants, usually bending over, whether also exposing the genitals or not.

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Morality (from) is the differentiation of intentions, decisions and actions between those that are distinguished as proper and those that are improper.

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Mursi people

The Mursi (or Mun as they refer to themselves) are a Nilotic pastoralist ethnic group in Ethiopia.

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Naturism, or nudism, is a cultural and political movement practising, advocating, and defending personal and social nudity, most but not all of which takes place on private property.

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The navel (clinically known as the umbilicus, colloquially known as the belly button, or tummy button) is a hollowed or sometimes raised area on the abdomen at the attachment site of the umbilical cord.

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The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal

The New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal, part of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, is the highest court for criminal matters and has appellate jurisdiction in the Australian State of New South Wales.

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Northern Ireland Assembly

The Northern Ireland Assembly (Tionól Thuaisceart Éireann, Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlan Assemblie) is the devolved legislature of Northern Ireland.

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Nudity, or nakedness, is the state of wearing no clothing.

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An obscenity is any utterance or act that strongly offends the prevalent morality of the time.

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Open defecation

Open defecation is the human practice of defecating outside (in the open environment) rather than into a toilet.

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Pasties (singular pasty or pastie) are patches that cover a person's nipples and areolae which are affixed with adhesive.

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The Pirahã (pronounced) are an indigenous people of the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil.

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Prostitution in India

Prostitution (the exchange of sexual services for money) is legal in India.

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Public morality

Public morality refers to moral and ethical standards enforced in a society, by law or police work or social pressure, and applied to public life, to the content of the media, and to conduct in public places.

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Public nudity

Public nudity refers to nudity not in an entirely private context, that is, a person appearing nude in a public place or being able to be seen nude from a public place.

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Public Order Act 1986

The Public Order Act 1986 (c 64) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Public sex

Public sex is sexual activity that takes place in a public context.

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Public-order crime

In criminology, public-order crime is defined by Siegel (2004) as "crime which involves acts that interfere with the operations of society and the ability of people to function efficiently", i.e., it is behaviour that has been labelled criminal because it is contrary to shared norms, social values, and customs.

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A sauna, or sudatory, is a small room or building designed as a place to experience dry or wet heat sessions, or an establishment with one or more of these facilities.

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Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.

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Scots law

Scots law is the legal system of Scotland.

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Sex and the law

Sex and the law deals with the regulation by law of human sexual activity.

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Sex organ

A sex organ (or reproductive organ) is any part of an animal's body that is involved in sexual reproduction.

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Sex worker

A sex worker is a person who is employed in the sex industry.

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Sexual arousal

Sexual arousal (also sexual excitement) is the arousal of sexual desire, during or in anticipation of sexual activity.

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Sexual Offences Act 2003

The Sexual Offences Act 2003 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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States and territories of Australia

Australia (officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation of six states, together with ten federal territories.

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Stephen Gough

Stephen Peter Gough (born 13 May 1959), popularly known as the "Naked Rambler", is a British activist and former Royal Marine and prisoner of conscience.

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Streaking is the act of running naked through a public place as a prank, a dare, for publicity or an act of protest.

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Summary judgment

In law, a summary judgment (also judgment as a matter of law) is a judgment entered by a court for one party and against another party summarily, i.e., without a full trial.

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Swimwear is clothing designed to be worn by people engaging in a water-based activity or water sports, such as swimming, diving and surfing, or sun-orientated activities, such as sun bathing.

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Toplessness refers to the state in which a woman's torso is exposed above her waist or hips, or with at least her breasts, areola, and nipples being exposed, especially in a public place or in a visual medium.

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Town Police Clauses Act 1847

The Town Police Clauses Act 1847 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (10 & 11 Vict c. 89).

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Underwear as outerwear

Wearing underwear as outerwear is a fashion trend.

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Urination is the release of urine from the urinary bladder through the urethra to the outside of the body.

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Vagrancy Act 1824

The Vagrancy Act 1824 (5 Geo. 4. c. 83) is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom that makes it an offence to sleep rough or beg.

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Victorian era

In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.

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Violent and Sex Offender Register

In the United Kingdom, the Violent and Sex Offender Register (ViSOR) is a database of records of those required to register with the police under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (the 2003 Act), those jailed for more than 12 months for violent offences, and those thought to be at risk of offending.

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Vulgarity is the quality of being common, coarse, or unrefined.

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Wardrobe malfunction

A wardrobe malfunction is accidental exposure of a person's intimate parts due to a temporary failure of clothing to do its job.

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Western world

The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indecent_exposure

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