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Pinning stories towards a safer city

Safecity is an online platform created to map areas of sexual abuse - ranging from comments to physical abuse and rape. All it requires is to fill a simple form about the location where the abuse occurred and the category of abuse. This gets plotted on a map and in time will create “hotspots” or unsafe areas in a city. Check out -

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I found out about Safecity through a friend who is also a founder of this project. I believe a platform like this has great potential to identify unsafe areas, issues, stories towards helping build a safer city. This can possibly be extended to sharing success stories and encouraging people towards reporting issues of what they see, hear or experience.

How can we leverage a platform like this to empower women to share more and also get attention of organizations who can help towards issues/trends emerging from this platform?


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Thank you Arpitha for recommending Safecity.

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Hey ElsaMarie! Absolutely! I heard about Safecity from Saloni and is very relevant and inspiring to this challenge. Look forward to seeing ideas from you on this challenge!

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