Economic Times– India Times- Safecity Founder & CEO- Elsa Marie D’Silva discusses women safety and why it’s the need of the hour

The Asian Age– Making the city safer

WebIndia123– Google announces central region winners of SMB Heroes 2017, honours them

Hindustan Times– Visually impaired Mumbai programmer creates chatbot for women to report sexual abuse

The Guardian– Can technology really keep people safe from crime on public transport?

Hindustan Times– Let’s Talk About Trolls

The Economic Times– Taproot Dentsu India tops Creative Abbys by bagging 41 metals at GoaFest 2017

Data Quest– Safecity develops a bot on Gupshup to help women report sexual harassment on chat

International Business Times– International Women’s Day: Using technology to help prevent sexual harassment against women

LiveMint– A crowdsourced initiative for making cities safer for women

Daily Mail– Indian filmmakers tackle sexism with edgy videos

PTI news– Indian Organization Receives 3rd Prize At The Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony For Their Project “Safecity”

New Kerala– Safecity wins Prize At The Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony

UN– Safecity at The Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony

BBC News– Mapping unsafe areas for India’s women

Intercultural Innovation– safecity wins the Interculutural Innovation Award

Spiegel Online– Using apps for more security

TechInAsia– Safecity exposes India’s sexual harassment hotspots

The Guardian– Panic button: how can safety apps for women curb sexual assaults in India?

The Guardian– Can the Safecity app make Delhi safer for women?

Dhaka Tribune– How much longer do we wait?

Asian Age– Women take back city’s streets

Huffington Post– Social Tech Without Borders

The Times Of India– 4 maps you’ll need even when you’re not lost for direction

PRNewsWire– Indian Organisation Receives 3rd Prize at the Interculural Innovation Award Ceremony for their Projest “Safecity”

Hindustan times– UN felicitates Mumbai NGO for tackling sexual harassment

SheThePeople– Safecity by ElsaMarie D’Silva maps sexual violence

DandC– Sexual Harassment in Delhi

VitalVoices– Safer cities with ICT? How crowdmapping can help stop sexual violence

CNN– Don’t Harass Women in Public

The WIP– Crowdsourced Data for Gender Equality

Huffington Post– Enabling Safe Urban Spaces for Women in India

Biz Divas Interview – A dot towards safety- a conversation with Elsa D’Silva

The Pioneer– Now safety is just a click away

Asian Age– Mark ‘unsafe’ to stay safe

Deccan Herald– Towards creating safer cities

DNA– Twitter and city-based NGO develop app for women

Hindustan Times– Safecity India leverages twitter to crowdsource stories of public harassment

Huffington Post– No Foreign Diplomats Should Get Away with Rape

Sunday Midday– Twitter joins hands with Mumbai NGO for a new social media campaign to better women’s safety

Punjab Star News- Twitter joins hands with Mumbai NGO for a new social media campaign to better women’s safety

Le Monde– Children Ushahidi (4/10): “Testifying anonymously in two minutes” of violence against women in India

La Stampa– The Indian Activist: “Let me explain my interactive maps to combat the abuse of women.”

BBC Hindi #100 women– 100 women, original thinking, new ways

NPR– Dear UN, Why is it mainly a man’s world at the Climate Conference?

Tech for Good– Tech for good+ gender based violence: An interview with Safecity Founder ElsaMarieD’Silva

Citiscope– How India’s Safecity gives women a voice against violence

CNN– Women, it’s time to get rid of Manels

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Rotary– Rotary Peace Fellow fights street harassment and violence

Reset– Safecity: an App to Help Women Be Safer Worldwide

Hot Friday Talks– We Asked A Sexual Harassment Expert About #Metoo, Here’s What She Has To Say

Tomorrow Makers– Safecity Founder & CEO- Elsa Marie D’Silva discusses women safety and why it’s the need of the hour

Mashable– This app collects women’s stories to fight harassment in developing countries

Lalicuadora– Women Leaders Meet at New Vital Voices Event

Clarin– Women Leaders Meet at New Vital Voices Event

Clarin– Initiatives of women who did not respect barriers

Sophia Online– The vital voices of the world

Dipnote– My GES Experience and What You Should Know if You’re Attending #GES2017

Dr.Nancy O’Reilly– Amplify Women’s Voices Around the World

Akancha Against Harassment– Cyberstalking – What can you do about it?

ParentCircle– Welcome the Girl Child

ParentCircle– Child Sexual Abuse – Prevention and Care

ParentCircle– Societal Change Needs To Begin At Home

She-Files– How Technology is helping map Sexual Abuse in India

The Womanity Foundation– How stories of abuse contribute to prevent violence against women | Q&A with Elsa DSilva

The Logical Indian– Meet The Visually Impaired Engineer Who Designed A Bot To Help Women To Report Harassment

SheThePeople– The Vital Voices Mentoring Walk empowers young women to think out of the box

Prerana– Glimpses from the Global Mentoring Walk

Youth Ki Awaaz– From Buses To Trains, These Photos Vividly Capture The Lives Of Women Travellers In Mumbai

SheThePeople– Meet 30 Women Who Champion Feminism on Social Media

SheThePeople-Reclaiming Public Spaces For Women In India

Loop– SafeCity app that tracks public assaults comes to T&T

Abierto al Público– Creating Safe Cities for Women Through Technology and Crowdsourcing

7 Days of Genius– Red Dot Foundation: Safecity Discuss Genius Solutions to End Sexual Harassment

The Conversation-Street harassment is a public health problem

On brand– Lessons from being a Social Entreprenuer

Stevie Awards Blog– A New Tool to Combat Violence Against Women: Crowdsourcing

Living Local– Bombaywaali Build. Empower. Inspire

Motto Time– Clothing Regulations Are Just an Excuse to Control Women

Digitalerra– Budget 2017 Rekindles Women Entrepreneurship Space

Be The Change– Safecity- Red Dot Foundatione

YourStory– Men need to shun perpetrators

High Beam– ‘Safecity’ Project Secures 3rd Prize at Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony

Press BMW group– Safecity wins 3rd place at Intercultural Innovation Award

Techgoss– Safecity Honoured

Youth Ki Awaaz– Gender Mela Smashing Taboos

SHEROES– Meet the SHEROES- Elsa D’Silva

Parent Circle– Has your child been sexually abused?

Fast Forward– Red Dot Foundation (Safecity)

Fastcoexist– A Crowdsourcing Project Calls Out Sexual Harassment In India

Tech Crunch– safecity Crowdsources India’s sexual assault incidents to highlight danger zones

Your Story– Safecity gives women a chance to @pinthecreep

Your Story– Public transport- another hotspot for sexual harassment

SheThePeople– Educate the Future Leaders of Change- Feminist Rani heads to schools

Devex– Death of a survey

Youth Ki Awaaz– Public toilets tackle sexual violence

Peace Tech Lab– Peace Tech in Action

Parent Circle– Dealing with Street Harassment

Youth Ki Awaaz– 7 disturbing stories of how common sexual abuse in public spaces is

Vital Voices Documentarian Project–  Case study Report by UKald and Vital Voices

VV Lead – The VVLead Fellowship: A Programmatic Approach to Women’s Leadership.

Warscapes– Safecity combats sexual harassment with data, public art

The One– How Safecity is helping women and girls speak out and protect others.

Core Communique– Safecity India leverages Twitter to crowdsource stories of public harassment to enable more effective measures by local authorities to protect women

The Bitch Media– Dear Filmmakers, stalking is not romantic

Rotary Blog– Gender and Conflict Resolution

The Good Men Project– Men, it’s time to take a personal stand

Broadly– The online map where Indian women call out groping, rape and abuse

Twitter blog post– Tweet at @SafecityIndia to make your city safer

Pebbles in the water – Twitter and Safecity collaborate to provide a public-harassment free India  #SafecityIndia

SheThePeople– Sexual harassment & violence: When systems let us down

SheThePeople– Don’t let the juvenile walk free: Elsamarie DSilva on Nirbhaya case

SheThePeople– Facebook- #FeministRani


Research Conducted about Safecity

Polycom Development Project’s Urban Thinkers Campus Report, Nairobi.



Institute for Cultural Diplomacy– “Cultural Diplomacy as a Vocation: The University in the Public Service”

SheThePeople– Legal Roundtable at Lala Lajpat Rai College.

PCDNetwork– Interview With ElsaMarie D’Silva Founder Of Safecity

SheThePeople– Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk, Mumbai

Global Leadership Awards– ElsaMarie D’Silva

Light of Freedom award– What inspired Elsa D’Silva to start Safecity

Aktuellt (Swedish TV)  Discussing women only cars on trains and women only seats in buses. (post 33 mins 40 secs)

Youngin International–  Elsa D’Silva’s Youngin’ experience

Tech in Asia– Battling sexual violence in India with technology and art

Digital Generation (Spain) – Ask the Safest Cities in India

Swedish TV 


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