An Indian MIT student has developed a smart wearable device designed to combat sexual assault by reacting in real-time – even if the wearer is unconscious.
Just the mention of the term “sexual violence” disturbs and frightens. It calls forth images that echo our fears as parents, women, men and as citizens.
Unfortunately, many of these images, including the 2012 Delhi Gang Rape and the recent debate around consent on college campuses and legal protections in the U.S., have been all too present in the media in what seems like an epidemic that is not bound by gender.
Sexual abuse is something that we are all confronted with and victimized by, whether directly through our own experiences or indirectly through those close to us.
Global Epidemic of Sexual Abuse
Per Rainn.org, someone is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds in the U.S. alone.
One out of six women in the U.S. have
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