Sex Offender Laws in the US September 11, End Registration of Juveniles, Residency Restrictions and Online Registries Acknowledgements Human Rights Watch would like to thank all of the survivors of sexual violence, former offenders and their families, social workers, advocates, law enforcement officials, and attorneys who shared their experiences and perspective with us for this report. We are especially grateful to those who trusted us with very painful and personal stories. Corinne Carey, former researcher for the US Program, undertook the original research for this report. Ian Gorvin, deputy director of the Program Office, and Aisling Reidy, senior legal counsel, edited the report.
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They can be neighbors, babysitters, religious leaders, teachers, coaches, or anyone else who has close contact with children. In as many as 93 percent of child sexual abuse cases, the child knows the person that commits the abuse. In the majority of cases, the perpetrator is someone the parents or child knows, and that person may be in a position of trust or responsibility to the child and family. However, in extreme cases, offenders may use threats and physical force to sexually assault or abuse a child. More common, though, are subtle approaches designed to build relationships with families. The purpose of grooming is: To reduce the likelihood of a disclosure.
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Where is the one of the best places for pedophiles to find innocent young children? Most young teens use some kind of messenger to chat with their school friends online. Sexual offenders use this to their advantage. Here the predator can hide their true identity. They can "be anyone" online.
New Zealand[ edit ] The New Zealand government has plans to introduce a sex offenders register by the end of It will be managed by the New Zealand Police and information will be shared between the Police, Child, Youth and Family , the Department of Corrections , the Ministry of Social Development , and the Department of Building and Housing —government agencies which deal with child safety. Like the Australian and British registers, the New Zealand sex offenders register will not be accessible to the general public but only to officials with security clearance. It will also include individuals who have been granted name suppression. This proposed register has received support from both the ruling National Party and the opposition Labour Party.