* if someone tells you an area is not safe you don't feel safe
* women do not talk about their experiences out of shame, the fear to be worth less, and to keep the appearance of a happy family
* men who are not as successful as their wives might fe
This is a very friendly and casual interview, which i would like to share as she has some extensive knowledge. She is a student counselor at a reputed university in India, she gives an insight of what is happening, how do we overcome them. There are
Kisii community Safety audit 2010 on violence generated the community safety Plan 2011-2015. This process created a community- based gender based violence model that strength families as the cradle for prevention of violence.
Based on a research by Gerald J. Gorn and Marvin E. Goldberg, the research suggests that the urban poor: a) spend twice as much time viewing TV, b) like the medium more than the general population, and c) trust TV more than other media (Greenberg and
I realize that using fashion as a weapon does not remove the need for violence, but if a woman is subjected to that, she needs to know she's got something up her sleeve to defend herself. The photo is a Valentino handbag and it's posted on PurseBlog,
In Chennai, Manisha Mohan and her team are working to make their anti-rape lingerie more practical. The electrical components are bulky, and need to be smaller to be practical.
They also want to use bluetooth technology to link the bra to a smartph
Whether we like it or not, pop culture ingrains attitudes and perceptions in the masses more often subconsciously than consciously. I'm sure most of you have seen the Robin Thicke video of blurred lines and cringed at it. This version will make you l
The AR Wear (Anti-Rape Wear) is a line of anti-rape clothes, created in the United States by Yuval and Ruth.
The clothes -underwear shorts and running shorts - are composed of a skeleton-shaped structure, which ensures the smoothness and ergonomics
Halley Profita, the University of Colorado PhD student behind the dress, created “The Flutter dress” that hides a network of microphones and sensors designed to help people with a hearing impairment 'feel' the direction of sound.
"And so once they
In some of the 'safe' suburbs of the Bay Area California, life is not the idyllic picture painted by society. Behind the row houses and sunshine, women often live in fear and experience moments that would seem to belong in a horror movie. In this int
There's nothing like visual communication to capture the thoughts of the masses and spread the word. These bright prayer flags were actually used in the context of a Methodist church congregation, but you don't have to be religious to have prayers. B
The Machina Midi Jacket is designed to turn the body into a musical instrument.
Embedded in the fabric are four flexible sensors which can detect the position of your fingers, an accelerometer which tracks the movement of your arm, a joystick and fo
Manisha Mohan is an young woman in a country that was thrown into chaos following the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old student in Delhi in December, 2012.Together with fellow students Niladhri Basu Bal and Rimpi Tripathi, she decided to use her tech
An interview with three teenage girls, ages 13, 15 and 16. These are their experiences and insights about safety and growing up in their respective neighborhoods.
The girls live in low income urban neighborhoods in New York City. Two live
In many cities women and girls face violence not only in their homes and in relationships, but also in public spaces due to poor urban design and poor management of public spaces. Whether it is due to threats, intimidation, harassment, sexual attacks
Last spring w’s and Amnesty International carried out a joint campaign in Portugal aimed at raising awareness of the problem of gender violence and the need to help women who are the victims of this violence to report it.
The objective was to draw
‘Siamo sicure’ is a free application designed by Kulta, a Genoese start-up, that wants to help woman to be safe. Just a touch on the screen to activate the alarm, to start the call and send a text message.
Official web site: http://www.siamosicure