5 Keys To Avoid Rape
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Fourth, it curtails our speech and public engagement. As a result of being taught to "be safe" and "not get raped" many women silence themselves out of fear. They stop writing about certain topics, or in certain spaces. Fifth, it costs us psychic energy. Living like this often feels like the mental equivalent of having a low-grade fever for life, even if we never actually experience sexual assault. And if a woman is assaulted, she's frequently blamed for not doing a good enough job avoiding it, which can make the experience even worse.
And she may experience a whole range of post-traumatic symptoms.
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Beto's "Starship Troopers"-esque war tax. Less than an inch on all sides, it can be worn as a pendant on necklaces or bracelets, and with a single press, dials an emergency contact, or the police. If the situation de-escalates, with a second press, you can confirm your safety.
Developed by university students, Undercover Color is nail polish that changes color upon contact with a drink that has Xanax, Rohypnol, or GHB in it — the drugs most commonly used for date rape. For users, a test to see if their drinks are safe will only be a fingertip away.
Users can also use the app version to send themselves a phone call.
As long as you have a cellphone signal, let Kitestring know when to check up on you, and text your reply when they do. The SMS service, which is free, also offers emergency contact notifications and a personalized alert message. React Mobile offers both a free safety app and panic button device that can be attached to clothing, car keys, wallets, or carried in hand. Once activated, a React Mobile dispatcher immediately provides emergency contacts with your profile information and GPS location.
This self-defense product is geared towards active women, who want to enjoy the freedom of exercise in the early morning hours, or in the evenings after work without worry.
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This self-defense product is geared towards active women, who want to enjoy the freedom of exercise in the early morning hours, or in the evenings after work. Occly can be quickly converted from a home security solution to a wearable personal safety device. It has a panic button, four cameras that record your surroundings, sirens, a microphone, LED lighting, Bluetooth capabilities and a number of automatic alarm sensors. Their trained staff reviews the live audio and video and takes appropriate action—which includes providing assistance to the customer and also dispatching local authorities to the emergency location.
Siren is an alarm cloaked as a ring which gives off an over decibel, ear-splitting sound to startle and distract an attacker from up to 50 feet away. The wearer turns the top of the ring to the left to trigger the sound. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Watch Over Me. Undercover Color. React Mobile. Guardian Locket. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
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