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Some children are on registries because they committed serious sex offenses, such as forcibly raping a much younger child.Other children are labeled sex offenders for such non-coercive or nonviolent and age-appropriate activities as playing doctor, youthful pranks such as exposing ones buttocks, and non-coercive teen sex.In Philadelphia, only 8 percent of adult sex offenders had been juvenile sex offenders.As a mother, if we were talking about a true child molester, I may want to know these things, but we are talking about someone who made a mistake when he was a child.Its a negative self-fulfilling prophecy when you label a child a sex offender.You place that kind of stigma on a kid and they tend to live up, or rather down, to those expectations.Children thus find themselves subject to the shame and stigma of being identified as sex offenders on online registries, in some cases for the rest of their lives. was adjudicated at age 12 for performing a sex act on a child under 10.He told a journalist, I was at school, at lunchtime, and one my best friends came up to me and asked me [about my name being found on the online sex offender registry after doing a Google search]. It just gave me a feeling of I dont want to be there, knowing they know what I did wrong. Every state requires children convicted in adult court of certain kinds of sex crimes to register as sex offenders.
At 15, he is, in his mothers words, terrified to date, because, as he told me, Mom, I must be a monster.
The rest were arrested for what were described as non-contact offenses (public exposure).
Human Rights Watch spoke with a young woman, Sharon D., now 23, who was convicted in Michigan of fondling her sister when Sharon was 10 and her sister was four.
Jims story is like a nightmare, where all the terrible things in the world, it all collides together.
Nina T., Jims mother When he was 15, Jim T.