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4 Key Things to Remember if Your Partner Is Blackmailing You

Without a doubt, being a victim of blackmail can make you feel miserable. In such situations, your partner might compel you to do something that does not please you. Even when such instances can be terrifying, there are things you ought to remember. Read on to get a sense of how to respond to blackmails from your partner. Keep Calm Note that a blackmailing partner will pressure you to do what they want. They, therefore, will require you to answer immediately. They can persuade you to respond in...
Tags: Fashion, General, Women Safety, How To Stay Safe, Personal Safety Tips


Encryption: Issues around online violence against women

The challenges around tackling online violence against women in India is a techno-social issue, with multiple levels of failure at police and law enforcement. For instance, when women approach law enforcement and police to complain against violence, filing of complaints are often delayed, and by the time it is made, the harm has been done. When the police do use the IT Act, and send notices to social media companies, “it takes years for them to get a response since the format is not standardised...
Tags: Travel, News, India, Women, Cyber Crime, Encryption, Vpn, Chatham House, Internet Society, National Crime Records Bureau, Medianama, NCRB, Women Safety, VAW, Internet Society Asia Pacific Office, Rema Rajeshwari


Updated: Ola to monitor user safety live during trips

5 Oct, update: Ola’s responded to our questions about the Safety Response Team and certain terms and parameters which were previously unclear. Note that responses have been edited for brevity and paraphrased except where quoted explicitly. MediaNama: What exactly is the profile of the Safety... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, Ola, Online Cab booking, Women Safety, Safety Response Team


Ola to monitor user safety live during trips

Ola has launched Guardian, a real time monitoring system in Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune, with plans to launch it in Delhi and Kolkata by October end, and other cities by the end of 2018. Guardian will implement AI and machine learning to use indicators like route deviations, unexpected and midway... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, Delhi, Ola, Kolkata, Pune, Online Cab booking, Bangalore Mumbai, Women Safety


Ola launches real time ID check for drivers using selfies

Ola has launched real-time ID check for drivers using selfies, Ola’s spokesperson confirmed the development to MediaNama. This was first reported by Decan Herald. The Ola’s spokesperson told that the feature is running in pilot mode currently, and the expansion of this programme will be... ...
Tags: Travel, Uber, News, Policy, Regulation, Uber India, Ola, Ola Cabs, Cab aggregators, Women Safety, Decan Herald


Update: Centre wants Ola, Uber to let women choose co-passengers

Updated story (June 14, 2018): The centre will meet taxi aggregators Ola and Uber to possibly introduce “exclusive women pooling” to women passengers, just a few days after a driver in Bangalore molested and threatened a female passenger with rape, reports The Hindustan Times. The Union... ...
Tags: Travel, Uber, News, Policy, Regulation, Uber India, Bangalore, Ola Cabs, Hindustan Times, Ola Uber, Cab aggregators, Women Safety


Centre raps Ola and Uber on safety of women passengers

Following another case of molestation and threat to rape by an Ola driver, the Women and Child Development ministry has called for a meeting with cab aggregators, reported The Economic Times. The ministry will seek to make the companies more accountable for jeopardizing the safety of women. The... ...
Tags: Travel, Uber, News, Policy, Regulation, Uber India, Ola Cabs, Economic Times, Cab aggregators, Women Safety


5 Self-Defense Tips That Women Need To Know

Attacks against women happen everyday all around the world. Don’t allow yourself to be a victim! Here are 5 self-defense tips that women need to know to protect themselves. Do you know what to do in the event someone tries to attack you? As a woman in today’s world, it is absolutely necessary that you do. One in every three women all over the world have experienced some form of violence. You may not be able to prevent every attack, but you can learn the tools you need to stop one. Here a...
Tags: Wellness, Food, Safety, Self-defense, Don, Women Safety


Arunabh Kumar gets anticipatory bail: reports

Arunabh Kumar, CEO and founder of The Viral Fever, secured anticipatory bail till 18 April in the sexual harassment case against him, ANI reports. Kumar is accused of sexually harassing at least two women, a former employee of TVF and an employee of a Mumbai-based production firm. A case under Section 354 (sexual harassment) and Section 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) was registered against him on 29 March, based on the complaint of the production house empl...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, Internet, India, Mumbai, Sexual Harassment, Hindustan Times, Kumar, IPC, Mumbai Police, TVF, Medianama, Women Safety, Arunabh Kumar, Reema Sengupta


Facebook adds tools to block revenge porn on the platform

Facebook has added tools to report revenge porn and to prevent images from being shared once they have been banned. Revenge porn is any intimate photo... ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Social Media, Ai, Revenge Porn, Women Safety


TVF founder Arunabh Kumar charged by Mumbai Police in a new FIR: reports

The Mumbai Police has summoned The Viral Fever (TVF) founder Arunabh Kumar on Wednesday, after a woman claiming to be a former TVF employee, lodged an FIR with the police, reports VCCircle. Kumar was charged under IPC Section 354(A) which deals with punishment for sexual harassment and IPC Section 509 for “insulting the modesty of a woman.” MediaNama has written to TVF for a comment and will update the story once the respond. The police said in a statement that they are yet to investigate the m...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, News, Media, Internet, India, Women, Hindustan Times, Fowler, Kumar, IPC, Mumbai Police, TVF, Medianama, Women Safety


In a change of tune, TVF writer Nidhi Bisht wants women to come forward with complaints

It looks like The Viral Fever (TVF) is changing its tune regarding the accusations of sexual harassment against founder Arunabh Kumar. In a Facebook post, Nidhi Bisht, actress and writer at TVF, who had earlier defended Kumar, encouraged women to come forward and file a formal complaint regarding misconduct by Kumar. “I would request women to come forward, without fear and lodge a formal complaint. Be rest assured, that due actions will be taken and we’ll get to the bottom of the issue,” Bisht ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, News, Media, Internet, Women, Amit Singhal, Fowler, Kumar, TVF, The Viral Fever, Women Safety, Nidhi Bisht, Arunabh Kumar, Bisht