paedophobia

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pedophobia, paedophobia

an abnormal fear of dolls.
See also: Dolls
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The no fear of youth is great and I love it but I also like the experience.
In December 2014, another similar measure was taken for travelers to Qatar, Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Libya, "in fear of youth joining militant group.
Fowler attributes increased police presence on Texas campuses to the widespread public fear of youth violence in the 1980s and 1990s, which reached their apogee with the 1999 Columbine shootings.
A Swansea University study reveals this week that the fear of youth crime is worse than the reality.
Thus fear of youth crime, for all the terrible impact it has had in recent months, is exaggerated in Canada.
By instilling discipline in youngsters it may reduce youth crime, or the fear of youth crime among older people.
To a considerable extent, it is likely that "street kids" affect the widespread negative public perception of young offenders in general and specifically their fear of youth and anger that little is or can be done to stop youth crime under the YOA.
But the number of persistent offenders is rising, and fear of youth crime remains high.
People living and working around Guisborough Road, in Nunthorpe, were left in fear of youths climbing on to buildings, starting fires and wreaking havoc across the area.
Economists say EPHEBOPHOBIA - the fear of youths - could have grave effects on the financial health of nations.