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Mobile Panic Button Needs to Be Backed by Emergency Helpline: One Touch Response

“The panic button in mobile handsets, supported with a helpline and a strong on-ground response team can revolutionise the safety mindset of all, and particularly of women in our country,” said Arvind Khanna, founder, One Touch Response (OTR), in a statement. 213 more words

IT News

Kerala Assault Case: The Story So Far

A young woman was found brutally assaulted and murdered in her home in Kerala on 28th April

A body of the unnamed victim, who was a 29 year old law student, was discovered by her mother in their shared home in Perumbavoor, Ernakulam district. 308 more words

Talking Points

What Safe Public Spaces mean to a young Girl navigating the Streets

Read my blog piece for SafeCity- http://safecity.in/point-of-view-what-safe-public-spaces-mean-to-a-young-girl-navigating-the-streets/ .

I vividly remember walking the streets of Berlin with my friends at four in the morning. That was about a year ago. 173 more words

A Sexual Predator's Dream

A Sexual Predator’s Dream: Target’s Policy of Allowing Anyone to Access Women’s Bathrooms

GERI UNGUREAN APRIL 25, 2016 FEATURED ARTICLES, U.S. NEWS, WATCHMEN ON THE WALL… 1,311 more words

The home, the commute and the streets

Sometimes a single journey can tell you a lot about society’s, in this context Indian society’s, view of women. A journey from my home to a friend’s house using three different modes of transport revealed conversations and encounters that give an idea of how women are seen. 680 more words

Observations

Uber-like Service For Women Only, Launching 19th April

Uber might have to take the backseat, so to speak. Chariot for Women is new a ride-sharing service set to launch April 19 throughout the United States. 602 more words

Social & Enviro Justice Stuff

FAKE UBER SAFETY TIPS...

REMEMBER TO: VERIFY THE IDENTITY OF THE DRIVER AND THEIR CAR BEFORE YOU GET IN!!!
The Uber app provides riders with their driver’s first name, photo, license plate number and a picture of the vehicle and their driver’s rating. 20 more words