Content Section
Sarah Tofte

Sarah Tofte is the Director of Policy and Advocacy at the Joyful Heart Foundation, which addresses sexual violence, domestic violence, and child abuse. The group also runs End the Backlog, dedicated to ending the problem of untested rape kits in the U.S. Formerly a senior researcher with the U.S. program at Human Rights Watch, she is the author of groundbreaking reports on the rape-kit problem, notably in California and Illinois. In the new Human Rights Watch book The Unfinished Revolution, she discusses the origin of this crisis, and what it means for rape victims and public safety.