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A new iPhone app is being launched to help women deal with harassment in public spaces.  The mobile phone app will be used to capture the user’s location and an image of the harasser.  Once used, an email will be sent to the participant asking for an account of the experience.  The application links to a dynamic mapping system so that photos and experiences submitted by participants can be pooled together to help paint a clearer picture of the scale of the problem of street harassment.

Hollaback (first launched in 2005 in New York City as a blog) is creating a unified reporting system via geo-mapping that can be scaled globally.   The information (more…)

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