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“Public Safety Tech, Women’s Agency, and Privacy”: Session at GDDF 20

A breakout session entitled “No Woman, No Panic: Public Safety Tech, Women’s Agency, and Privacy” was held at the Global Digital Development Forum (GDDF), a virtual conference held on May 6, 2020. The speakers were Rohini Lakshané (The Bachchao Project),

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[Podcast] Safety Trouble: Tech interventions for women’s safety

Rohini Lakshané‎ (Director, Emerging Research, The Bachchao Project) spoke with Srinivas Kodali (Interdisciplinary researcher) on an episode of Cyber Democracy about the efficacy of technological interventions for public safety. Rohini spoke about CCTVs, mobile phone apps, mobile device-based panic buttons,

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Evaluating Safety Buttons on Mobile Devices

By Chinmayi S K and Rohini Lakshané We are releasing one of the datasets from a research project conducted jointly by the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), India and The Bachchao Project in 2016-17. This dataset of the different

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