On the other hand, proponents of these laws are not able to point to convincing evidence of public safety gains from them.Even assuming some public safety benefit, however, the laws can be reformed to reduce their adverse effects without compromising that benefit.
It has opened offices in Europe and Southeast Asia, covering over 190 countries and regions, and is available in 11 languages.In December 2016, Blued even made a strategic investment with US dating app Hornet in an attempt to make forays into North American and Latin American markets.Promoting public safety by holding offenders accountable and by instituting effective crime prevention measures is a core governmental obligation.The evidence is overwhelming, as detailed in this report, that these laws cause great harm to the people subject to them.Ashoka Mukpo, US Program Associate, and US Program interns Anjali Balasingham, Andrea Barrow, Madeline Gressel, and Kari White provided important research assistance.
Zama Coursen-Neff, acting deputy director of the Children's Rights Division and Janet Walsh, acting director of the Women's Rights Division, reviewed the report. What happened to nine-year-old Jessica Lunsford is every parent's worst nightmare.
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Ian Gorvin, deputy director of the Program Office, and Aisling Reidy, senior legal counsel, edited the report. In February 2005 she was abducted from her home in Florida, raped, and buried alive by a stranger, a next-door neighbor who had been twice convicted of molesting children.
Ashoka Mukpo, Grace Choi, and Andrea Holley provided invaluable production assistance. Over the past decade, several horrific crimes like Jessica's murder have captured massive media attention and fueled widespread fears that children are at high risk of assault by repeat sex offenders.
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.