Safety trainings for individuals and businesses with certification badge.
Two main components:
1) Basic trainings:
- For: (Directly): individuals, local businesses, (indirectly): dense urban communities
- On: Self-defense public safet
Creating a "tag", "mark", or "brand" for perpetrators would create a powerful disincentive for sexual harassment.
Instead of women throwing chili powder on their harrassers, they could use this product (spray paint, a semi-permanent colored powde
In my experience as an American living in India and Kenya, there was a huge factor that stood out to me about each of these two locations: in Kenya, behavior seemed to revolve around money; in India, around gender/sex. Women's safety stood out as is
Sue, I really like the idea of using public awareness and shaming, and I think it's probably one of the best ways to alter behavior in India...
I think a major barrier would be anonymity, though. I think it would likely only work if there was some way of activating the "alarm" or soundtrack anonymously, while the sound came from some other location or loudspeaker, or something.