31 Oct '11, 3am

Free Violence Response Hotline Launches in Haiti to Support Victims of Sexual

Free Violence Response Hotline Launches in Haiti to Support Victims of Sexual

It’s incredible how far technology has come and how many innovative ways we can use it for good. Take for example the “Fight Back” phone app that was recently launched in New Delhi to help women fend off potential attackers with their phone. Now in Haiti an organization called Digital Democracy , a New York-based non-profit working globally to empower marginalized communities to use technology to fight for their human rights, is launching the only phone-based emergency response system dedicated to rape and sexual assault. With KOFAVIV, the Commission for Women Victims for Victims, the two have designed, tested, and launched the Call Center which will serve like the American 911 system for reporting emergencies. The Call Center, the first of its kind in Haiti, can be reached by dialing 572. The Call Center is part of Digital Democracy’s commitment to the Clinton Global Init...

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