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Date of lecture: 5/10/2009 Title of lecture: Sexual offenders Recidivism – habitual relapse into crime after punishment Law: ‘Act only according to that maxim whereby you can at the same time will  that it should become a universal law’ Immanuel Kant Sexual abuse in the mainstream, study by Kelly, Regan and Burton (1991).  Participants’ experiences of:  o Flashing 19% o Touching 17% o Only 2% of those who experiences sexual abuse have been to official  support agency o Reasons? o Women felt may not be believed o Men silent out of feeling of guilt and shame o Treatment: women spoke of treatment whilst men tended to advocate  severe punishment Some stats: o Increase of 80% in the registration of children on the Child Protection  Register as a result of child sexual abuse (Home Office, 1989) o About three quarters of all recorded sexual offences reported to the  police were ‘cleaned up’ in that an offender was identified Age of sexual abusers:
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