October 2014 Article

New Domestic Violence App

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. It was started in 1981 to connect battered women advocates across the U.S. The event has now evolved into celebrating the liberation of battered women and their children. The events also raise awareness of domestic violence. In honor of this, October’s article is about an innovative app that helps women seek help without their aggressor’s knowledge. The app is disguised as a news application. Under the “Help” section it actually provides information about domestic violence. There is a “Go Button” that can be pressed to alert local authorities and local shelters of the situation. It also begins to record what is happening. To find out more about this potentially lifesaving app, go to http://jezebel.com/new-app-lets-people-in-abusive-relationships-seek-help-1468810993.

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