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New app for women’s safety launched in India

In a first of its kind women-friendly initiative, a mobile phone safety app was launched in Odisha, India to help women in distress. The app, ‘Mo Saathi’ (which translates to ‘My friend’), is designed to be an extra security measure for employed women, who commonly travel alone at night. 136 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Do You Know Who Is Watching You? A Woman's Safety Issue

In these modern times with widespread technological use, mindless activities are rampant.

From watches that sync with smart phones and tablets that seem to do almost everything imaginable, 769 more words


New Indian Culture?

New Indian Culture?
© Dr. Rajas Deshpande

This boy in coffee shop made the regular tray: coffee and a paper napkin and served it on the counter to the youngish man in thirties. 863 more words


Women can now feel more safe in India. Kudos to Avinash Bansal, Chirag Kapil, Aayush Banga, and Manick  Mehta  of the  Delhi Technological University who developed this device named Safer.   84 more words


Revolar, the worlds smartest personal safety device

Meet Revolar, the worlds smartest personal safety device. Unlike wearables that track your steps or sleep, Revolars only job is to help keep you safe. 95 more words


Let's Talk About The Back Gate

The Gender Circle yesterday released the results of its survey on sexual harassment in the area outside campus. This coincided with the Student Welfare Committee’s announcement that certain steps would be taken in order to ensure student safety just outside the campus gates, specifically in the stretch from the metro station to the Main Gate. 1,137 more words


I wrote a piece for the Telegraph: Are foreign women safe in Ankara, or Turkey?

I wrote a piece for the Telegraph’s expat channel about how safe it is to live in Turkey as a foreign woman. You can read the final, shiny edited piece… 676 more words