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Just One Step

This idea is from a short film which lasts for one minute. Just follow what the boy does in the video, all you have to do is, "MOVE ONE STEP"

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There is nothing much to explain this idea in words. Just follow the video and implement the action.

Explain your idea in one sentence.

Follow the video

What is the need you are trying to solve?

The longest possible change that can happen is the change in the thought process/attitude towards girls. It is quite common these days for a boy to look at a girl with lust, and it keeps happening each day. So, with this action, the lusty look towards a girl might be eliminated. And the person who is trying to throw that lusty look might feel shameful.

Who will benefit from this idea and how would you monitor its success?

It might benefit the girls/women, when boys/men stare at them, and someone implements this step to cover the girls.

Who would be best equipped to implement this idea in the real world? You? Your organisation? Another organisation or entity?

Every human being can implement this.

Where should this idea be implemented?

Where you see men, who are seductively looking at girls/women

How might you prototype this idea and test some of the assumptions behind it?

Try it out in the buses, in the trains, parks, cinemas. It will take just one move.


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Photo of Jamie Beck Alexander

This is a fantastic video, Rohith! Thank you so much for sharing. It's a great, simple thing that anyone can do. I wonder whether you could imagine this 'going viral' in different versions appropriate for different local cultures and contexts?

Photo of Rohith Rai

Hi Jamie,

I am sorry that i am a little late to reply, but indeed its a great video. I was showing this video to one of my friends', she said that she did not like it. She said, what is wrong in looking at a girl? It is quite common for men to look at women. So, what do you feel about the video? I would like to know your opinion. And this video is actually shot in India, which perfectly suits to the culture, as many men does the same thing as shown in the video. But, the people who save the girls are not many.