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It has made me rethink the value of broad-based community notification laws, which operate on the assumption that most sex offenders are high-risk dangers to the community they are released into.
In fact, most (three out of four) former sex offenders do not reoffend and most sex crimes are not committed by former offenders.
Note: The definition does not include a boyfriend / girlfriend with whom you do not have a child and with whom you have never lived.
However, an interpersonal protective order does cover those types of dating relationships.
They reflect a deep public yearning for safety in a world that seems increasingly threatening.
Every child has the right to live free from violence and sexual abuse.
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.