Wednesday, April 25, 2012

iPhone & Android Safety Apps

Winner of the HHS/White House Apps Against Abuse Challenge

"Washington, DC (April 18, 2012) - OnWatch™, the award-winning mobile safety app and winner of the Obama Administration's Apps Against Abuse Technology Challenge, launched today at the White House. The launch was part of a program highlighting the importance of the Violence Against Women Act."

"The best way to minimize your chances of becoming a victim of violent crime (robbery, sexual assault, rape, domestic violence) is to identify and call on resources to help you out of dangerous situations. These five iPhone and Android apps put those resources at your fingertips quickly, and several of them have both free and premium versions. Whether you're in immediate trouble or get separated from friends during a night out and don't know how to get home, having these apps on your phone can reduce your risk and bring assistance when you need it. Although several were originally developed for students to reduce the risk of sexual assault on campus, they are suitable for all women..." ~ Best Apps for Women Concerned with Safety and Security by Linda Lowen

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