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Talking with a friend of mine that is from a village in Philippines, we came with this idea of having a strong woman that will take the leadership and train people from their community, creating a patrol team that will take care of the village or dif

Talking with a friend of mine that is from a village in Philippines, we came with this idea of having a strong woman that will take the leadership and train people from their community, creating a patrol team that will take care of the village or dif

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I had the pleasure to interview my friend Valentina, who is an expert in women issues and now works as Event Webcasting/Live-streaming Producer in the UN - International Women's Rights Action Watch in Geneva. Really insightful and inspiring overview.

I had the pleasure to interview my friend Valentina, who is an expert in women issues and now works as Event Webcasting/Live-streaming Producer in the UN - International Women's Rights Action Watch in Geneva. Really insightful and inspiring overview.

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Hi Vishal! very interesting! I am really surprised since there was a very similar idea in the Singapore meetup brainstorming. The team came up with an idea to create awareness and educate people through acting out scenarios in the community. Professionals from the theatre together with people from the community will act in the street and simulate a distress situation, and people around will see how they react and learn from them. It won't be too dangerous but it will try to catch up the attention of as much as people as possible. After the act, the performers will stay around talking with the people and giving them advice. This real situation performance will create awareness on how to react in a similar situation as well as educating the community and empower the women. Hope this can be helpful! :)

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Hi Michel, this is great! the role of the citizens is crucial to create a welfare environment. This reporting will also help to prevent people of committing acts of vandalism. thanks for the link.

Love this idea!! this information collection not only helps women to avoid certain areas, but also to take action to improve these areas and therefore build better communities. In places without access to this technology it could be a team of people that gather this information being the point-of-contact of everyone in the community... Still thinking how to address this.