(Natural News) An advocacy group in the United Kingdom has warned that pedophiles can use a loophole involving gender identity to conceal their criminal history when applying for certain jobs.
The September 2022 report issued by the women’s rights group Keep Prisons Single Sex (KPSS) found that men who identify as women and vice versa can withhold their real names and birth sexes if they plan to apply for positions in schools, nurseries and hospitals. This loophole arose from a system set up by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which is attached to the British Home Office, that prevents employers from finding out the previous identities of transgender individuals. DBS encompasses both England and Wales, while Scotland and Northern Ireland have their own counterpart agencies.
“The DBS check process contains safeguarding loopholes, which may be exploited by those wishing to cause harm to other children or vulnerable adults,” the report stated. “Identity verification is compromised, meaning that there is no guarantee that the information returned during the check and displayed on the [DBS] certificate will be accurate or complete.”
The KPSS report also pointed out that “these exceptional privacy rights allow an applicant who has changed gender to request that all their previous names be withheld from the DBS certificate that is issued. This right to conceal previous identities is not given to anyone else. Disclosing previous identities is a key component of safeguarding, and DBS certificates issued to all other individuals display all other names the applicant has used.”
In essence, the current DBS system would be very much favorable to transgender criminals – as they can just simply lie about their real names and sex to avoid detection.
“The current operation of the DBS regime means that identity verification is compromised,” remarked KPSS. “Organizations requesting DBS checks cannot have confidence in the information that is disclosed.”
KPSS puts forward three solutions for the problem
To resolve the issue and close the loophole, KPSS proposed three potential solutions.
First, it recommended that National Insurance (NI) numbers be utilized for DBS checks and identity changes. The NI number is the British equivalent of the Social Security number used in the United States. According to the organization, Britons are issued their respective NI numbers just before their 16th birthday and carry these numbers throughout their lifetime.
“NI numbers are … unique to each individual. They do not change should an individual change identity. When an individual obtains legal recognition of acquired gender and is issued with a gender recognition certificate, the individual’s new details are recorded against their existing number.”
Second, the group recommended that DBS certificates display individuals’ sex registered at birth. It explained that “where legal gender or self-declared gender identity is displayed instead of sex registered at birth, there is a particular safeguarding risk when the DBS check has been requested for the purposes of [providing] single-sex services.” (Related: UK equality commission: Transgenders CAN BE DENIED access to single-sex spaces.)
“As a general principle, when working with children or vulnerable adults, there will always be sex-based safeguarding considerations even if Schedule 9 [of the Equality Act 2010] is not formally invoked.”
Lastly, KPSS recommended that the DBS certificates display other names used for all individuals “because those who are responsible for safeguarding need to know these when applicants seek to work with children and vulnerable adults.” In spite of possible privacy issues that may arise, the group defended this recommendation.
“By enabling those who have changed their gender to keep their previous identities secret from those responsible for safeguarding, the DBS has created a loophole that is ripe for exploitation.”
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