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The Devil Is in the Details

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Expand A rape victim participates in a sit-in protest in New Delhi, May 10, 2016. © 2016 Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters In response to “stranger danger” fears, India has become the ninth country to adopt a sex offenders’ database, with personal details of those convicted for rape and sexual assault. The year-old database contains 500,000 names and will be used for “regular monitoring and tracking” by the police, the government says. Strong efforts at every government level are critical to prevent sexual abuse and prosecute culprits-and officials cited a serial offender to justify this database.…

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