Harassmap

harassmap

HarassMap is a system in Egypt for reporting sexual harassmentvia SMS. The tool gives women a way to anonymously report incidents as soon as they happen, by instantly mappingthe reports online.

By empowering individuals to act, the system serves as anadvocacy, prevention, and response tool, highlighting theseverity and pervasiveness of the problem.

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With the advent of so many new technologies and pathways to gather real-time, crowdsourced data (Twitter, SMS, web forms, ect.), and tools constructed to harness these real-time data streams (Ushahidi most notably), the focus in the among crisismappers tends to be the rapid-onset, acute crisis.

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