If you’re a young woman in India, the appalling crime statistics will scare you. There’s always going to be a point in your life where you’re travelling alone at night or otherwise circumstantially vulnerable. These apps and devices have been helping Indian women feel safer.
There are literally dozens of apps out there released after the Nirybhaya rape incident in 2012, but many of them haven’t seen an update for over a year. To keep this roundup relevant, we’ve narrowed it down to apps that have been updated in the last 3 months.