Women Safety with Innovative smartphone apps in India

Women Safety with Innovative smartphone apps in India

With the growing number of harassment and violence cases against Women in India, women security has become a major area of concern. In distress situations, your mobile phone can prove to be your best companion and your protector.


Large numbers of women safety applications are available these days that can be downloaded on smartphones and will help you provide security in various ways by informing about your whereabouts, sending alarm in distress situations and among others. These apps are quite handy and can go a long way in keeping you safe on the road and alert family, friends or police in distress situations. Don't forget to download these must-have apps to your smartphones.

These apps can be used by women during emergency. The app sets the emergency contact list and when you are in danger it emits a loud sound. Other features of the app include taking audios, videos and pictures, broadcasting messages through community and others. The app is available for free download on Android devices.

SOS-Stay Safe
This app by iXtentia helps women to send out SOS alerts to family and friends in case of distress and emergencies. With the help of this app, you can simply use the shake gesture to raise an alarm and also customize the intensity of the shake as per your requirements. The app sends an emergency message, battery level of the device, the location of the user as well as one minute of audio recording. The GPS feature keeps the track of your whereabouts.

There are 2 versions of the app available – free version and the full paid version.

bSafe- Personal Safety App
This app is designed for providing everyday safety by allowing you to set network of family and friends with whom you can share your locations. The Guardian Alert button in the app will send an alarm message in times of need to your friends and family while GPS will track your location and whereabouts. One can also make their phone ring when needed using the Fake Call feature. The app is available for free to download.

SafetiPin: Complete Safety App
This app comes really handy when you are travelling to a new or an unknown locality and wish to know its safety levels. The app provides the view of the area you are looking for along with its safety score, comments as well as pictures. Thus with the help of this app you can take necessary precautions while moving to a neighborhood, city or any other place. The app is available for free to download.

Woman Safety Shield Protection
This app by SmartShehar provides safety to the women wherever they go. The app enables the user to simply hit the emergency button, take pictures which are then sent along with your location and contact details to your emergency contact list through SMS. The app is available for free to download.

Women Safe Circle
Women Safe Circle is an app that every woman should have on their phone as it helps them in staying safe and connected with the pre-selected contacts in a single click. With this app, users can call them during any emergency or simply send a SOS with their exact GPS location. This app is available for Windows Phone.

Nirbhaya
This can be used in emergency situations using a single click Distress signal through call or message to a specified group or contact. The app can be configured to send emergency message on shaking the phone. Moreover, the app will send alerts about the location of the user to the chosen contacts with accurate updates after every 300 meters. This app is available for Android.

OnWatch
OnWatch offers tools to alert a group of contacts who the user trusts and one can add up to six customizable alert modes to alert friends, family and any other combination. Also, there is a timer feature, which will send an alert to the user after a set time and if there is no response; the app will send a customized message to the selected contacts automatically. This app is available for iOS.

Alert.Us
With this app, parents can always now about their kids whereabouts. It also allows them to send emergency alerts using the alert button to a set of trusted people. This app is available for BlackBerry.

Scream Alarm!
This is a free safety alarm, which does only one thing – scream with a women’s voice on pushing a button. Scream Alarm is a perfect app to raise alarm in distress situations. This app is available for Android.

Fightback
Fightback app sends an SOS message via text message, email or Facebook to the pre-mentioned list of recipients with the click of a button. The SOS message also includes the location details of the sender, which is tracked using GPS. This app is available for BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and Android.

I AM SAFE
This application is targeted to offer women safety and tracking. This is a travel friendly app, which can be configured to notify your location and send the details consistently to the user’s partner or loved one automatically. All the users need to do is to configure the destination phone number and enable GPS. This app is available for Android.

Women Safety Mobile Apps
Women Safety Mobile Apps is a safety app that provides information on street safety, cab services and also offers connection to family and friends apart from many other interesting features that could help provide safety and security to the women. This app is available for BlackBerry.

Circle of 6
Circle of 6 app lets users add up to 6 people to the circle and assist the users during times of difficulty. In times of real need, two national hotline numbers can be accessed along with a local emergency contact number. This app is available for iPhone and android.

YWCA Safety Siren
This application provides a unique utility siren on pressing the safety button and also offers health and safety information for young women. It focuses more on dating and social interaction and offers tips and facts on safety and well-being. This app is available for Android.

Vith u
Vith U, is an emergency App that, at the click of the power button of your smartphone 2 times consecutively begins sending out alert messages every 2 minutes to your contacts that you feed into the app as the designated receivers or guardians. The message says “I am in danger. I need help. Please follow my location.” The receiver will receive a link to your location every 2 minutes giving them your updated location.


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