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change possible in cities?

Hello all,

I submitted one idea to IDEO.org,of how to better protect women in cities. They will processing the 400 suggestions that they have received and select a few suggestions to finance. This is scheduled to happen by the end of the summer, 2014.

I believe that everyone has some small suggestion that if implemented, might save a woman's life. Would it help if we wrote our simple suggestion to World Pulse, on this Voices Rising section and discussed them?

Today's suggestion: don't walk alone in the city, especially at night. In your neighborhood, at work or school, get a few friends who will slightly rearrange their schedules and travel in small groups. It's OK to carry maze sprayers in your purses, to reinforced your desire to not be touched or bothered, something to back up your "no" with.

What ideas do you have?

Williak

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William-
Thanks for posting this awesome idea. It is a good follow-up to my previous post, asking for 'one thing' to address regarding GBV, etc. You may want to post a link to this post in the Resources section, which may reach even more people and get more responses. I will see about highlighting it under resources/opportunities as well.

Have you seen the book or any online articles regarding the Pink Sari's in India? I'm sure you have, but thought I'd mention it.

Ok, people! Post your ideas here! Looking forward to the responses...

Let us Hope together-
Michelle
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Pink Sari's

Not familiar with this one yet, Michelle. I'll check it out, assuming it's on Google.
William

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