The Gates and Clinton Foundations have recently partnered to undertake a global data analysis project. The aim of the project is to compile data to make economic arguments for the improvement of the political, economic, social, civic, and cultural s
Women who stay at home taking care of the household and tending to family needs are given no recognition as part of the workforce. If the public would recognize these women with the same respect and recognition as they give to working men, women wou
This is a user manual designed for the layperson to understand her rights and learn how to assert them, leveraging the Right to Information Act in India enacted to increase transparency between citizens and government.
Political power, financial power, educational power are the basis for protecting women in urban areas.
I depend on me, I depend on me
All the women who are independent
Throw your hands up at me
Tell me how you feel about this?
Who would I want
In case of attacks on lone or outnumbered women, there are three things that could deter attacks: 1) Raise an alarm, 2) Identify the attacker 3) Communicate your location. With today’s technology, I’d love to design a line of jewelry that was similar
Menstruation is not only a barrier to education for girls in the Global South but the lack of affordable sanitary products and facilities for girls and women also keeps them at a disadvantage by preventing their mobility and productivity as women. Th
In time for Valentine's Day, an interesting article about calling cards that men used to reach out to women offering to escort them in their walks home. 19th century analog match.com? An example of how men can support women's safety in the whole c
Several well-made films show flipped genders to create a humourous viewpoint of men as women and women as men. The films make us re-think the very small things that possibly go unnoticed that each gender barey think twice about, but see the same beha
Can we ask women to SMS red if they are feeling more unsafe this week than last week and SMS green if feeling more safe. If we know location of the reporting women we can take preventive action if women areS MS ing red and repicate good stuff if
This is made for the developed world and must be altered to an SMS format. Alternatively, it should be free - perhaps a negotiation with a telecoms company is needed. However, I have used it in Paris and it makes me feel safe - Circle of 6.
This BBC Radio 4 programme explores how toilets help increase health in heavily populated areas, but also help keep women and children safe. They provide a safe place to go to, as opposed to hiding somewher
The issue of women safety is multi fold and in my opinion cannot be solved with just education or empowerment. Both need to happen simultaneously.
In most cultures, women harassment is part of the culture and this can be changed through a multidim
In Packaging Design the power of words - fonts can be very empowering. This is an age ( 14-20) experience that an initially girl to boy out reach for behavior change. With the rise of mobile and social media, letter writting is left to be a niche and
Alliances with male supporters will enhance any initiative that seeks to empower women and girls as little can be accomplished without their support, whether in the public or private space.
It's important to recognize the ways in which gender ineq
When we talk about safety, violence, we assume that we all share the same definition and that we all agree and what is "right" and "wrong". Yet, it might be that what we think is "abnormal" for other is "normal". Acknowledging this variation in persp
The collection, supply and use of firewood and alternative energies in humanitarian settings has been associated with a variety of harmful consequences, including rape and assault during firewood collection, environmental degradation and respiratory
Research from the British Journal of Criminology points to interesting correlation between the expansion of Walmart and the stagnation of a decline in crime rates. This is also interesting to think about some potential negative socioeconomic network