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We often get bogged down in the problem we’re trying to solve and one of the best ways to snap out of it is to find inspiration in a completely unrelated context.

We often get bogged down in the problem we’re trying to solve and one of the best ways to snap out of it is to find inspiration in a completely unrelated context. Look at highly innovative approaches that have worked in very different communities or analogous problems in other fields. For example, think about other densely-populated spaces – like music festivals or conventions – and explore how they deal with safety, access to resources or network-building.

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One of the bigger issues London faced was an increase in knife crime, especially among youths. The Metropolitan Police worked with BBDO to create an innovative ad campaign to bring awareness to the issue.

One of the bigger issues London faced was an increase in knife crime, especially among youths. The Metropolitan Police worked with BBDO to create an innovative ad campaign to bring awareness to the issue.

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to build off Glynis' idea of having an alert system of Tweets, and SMS messages, I think there could be a cheap and effective way to help the situation. Having whistles, or maybe given women something like a flag to hold up when they feel unsafe to a

to build off Glynis' idea of having an alert system of Tweets, and SMS messages, I think there could be a cheap and effective way to help the situation. Having whistles, or maybe given women something like a flag to hold up when they feel unsafe to a

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If you look at biomimicry there are various tactics that animals in hostile environments for safety. While not a complete solution, these methods may be used in combination with others, or may instigate some additional concepts. These include camoufl

If you look at biomimicry there are various tactics that animals in hostile environments for safety. While not a complete solution, these methods may be used in combination with others, or may instigate some additional concepts. These include camoufl

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Do you remember calling your son out when you discovered he was using the word "slut" liberally? Or when you overheard him talking about some girl from school as if she were more of a conquest than a person? - Carina Kolodny wants us to consider thes

Do you remember calling your son out when you discovered he was using the word "slut" liberally? Or when you overheard him talking about some girl from school as if she were more of a conquest than a person? - Carina Kolodny wants us to consider thes

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I heard recently about the use of dating apps for migrant workers who arrive in a new city and want to find other women from a similar background to themselves. It makes so much sense when you think about it but is a great example of a tool being ada

I heard recently about the use of dating apps for migrant workers who arrive in a new city and want to find other women from a similar background to themselves. It makes so much sense when you think about it but is a great example of a tool being ada

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Safetipin is a complete map-based mobile phone application which works to make our communities and cities safer by providing safety-related information collected by users and by trained auditors. It has been developed to encourage more people to be i

Safetipin is a complete map-based mobile phone application which works to make our communities and cities safer by providing safety-related information collected by users and by trained auditors. It has been developed to encourage more people to be i

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According to some recent studies, the headscarf; or the 'hijab', shouldn't really be associated with the oppression of women in the Middle East.

According to some recent studies, the headscarf; or the 'hijab', shouldn't really be associated with the oppression of women in the Middle East.

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When thinking about a solution that can help low income urban areas to be safer while empowering women, the answer is that it always depends on the government. The government is always tied up to any issues when it comes to safety though some governm

When thinking about a solution that can help low income urban areas to be safer while empowering women, the answer is that it always depends on the government. The government is always tied up to any issues when it comes to safety though some governm

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Making urban areas safer for women and girls is not just a problem, but is also a problem for the future generations as well. The results of the GEMS had shown promise in improving the gender roles for women.  The fear of violence and lack of safety

Making urban areas safer for women and girls is not just a problem, but is also a problem for the future generations as well. The results of the GEMS had shown promise in improving the gender roles for women. The fear of violence and lack of safety

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What do Beyoncé, Condoleezza Rice & Jane Lynch have in common? They've committed to ban the word bossy. Watch this Lifetime PSA to hear why.

What do Beyoncé, Condoleezza Rice & Jane Lynch have in common? They've committed to ban the word bossy. Watch this Lifetime PSA to hear why.

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The lion has been a victim of poaching for centuries. For a long time it was just charities and foreign initiatives that had been trying to save lions.

Now, the Maasai people have learnt to look after lions as LION GUARDIANS, and benefit from the

The lion has been a victim of poaching for centuries. For a long time it was just charities and foreign initiatives that had been trying to save lions. Now, the Maasai people have learnt to look after lions as LION GUARDIANS, and benefit from the

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Homosexuals are vulnerable groups compared with heterosexuals, however, there‘s a more vulnerable group hurt by whom without enough attention: gay's wife. In China, there were about 30 million gays, and 80%-90% of whom chose to marry women, so the nu

Homosexuals are vulnerable groups compared with heterosexuals, however, there‘s a more vulnerable group hurt by whom without enough attention: gay's wife. In China, there were about 30 million gays, and 80%-90% of whom chose to marry women, so the nu

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In today's society, work, eat and sleep seem like the three most important functions of life.  Traditional family values have, for the most part, disappears.  This is typically attributed to the demands and needs of society.  The truth is, it is simp

In today's society, work, eat and sleep seem like the three most important functions of life. Traditional family values have, for the most part, disappears. This is typically attributed to the demands and needs of society. The truth is, it is simp

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