Indian social entrepreneur ElsaMarie D'Silva created the Safecity app. It crowdsources reports of incidents of sexual abuse and displays them as hot spots on a map. It works worldwide.
Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes.
India is the world's most dangerous nation for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and regressive traditions, said a new study. Activists disagree with its methodology, but agree that gender crimes are up.
After several women publicly accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, #MeToo, the hashtag that would become the emblem of a worldwide movement of empowerment, was launched a year ago.
Swedish Foreign Minister Wallström joined the #MeToo movement highlighting sexual violence against women, saying she was assaulted at an EU meeting. Will the campaign or responses like #IDidThat change how men behave?
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