Women, Don’t Be Victims: Get Help & Stay Safe With These Apps

Nowadays, different mobile app development companies across the globe are working on various unique and innovative app ideas. Developers are devoting themselves to creating user-centric, user-friendly applications that have a creative concept. Therefore, safety apps for women are becoming popular in the market.

Sexual assault, domestic violence, rape, etc. These are some of the alarming issues women are facing these days! In order to lessen the chances of such repentant crimes happening, it is advisable to take the necessary measures in time as soon as you may feel any problem. In today’s technological age, there are many mobile apps available in the market that can help women get instant help in an emergency or dangerous situation. These safety apps for women can prevent risk in addition to providing the necessary help at the time of need. Here is a list of some competent apps that are extremely useful for women.

#1 Hollaback

This app is very useful to warn of any type of street harassment. Women can take a photo of the stalker and share this “caught in the act” photo instantly along with the story on ihollaback.org. This would definitely spark a sense among the public and the shared history and image of the stalker would stop other perverts from engaging in similar annoying activities. Hollaback is available for both Android and iOS platform and user can get this app for free.

#2 Circle of 6

For all women who use the iPhone, this is a must-have app for your safety! Using this feature-rich app is extremely easy. There are three default text messages out of which one would reach the total of six preferred emergency contacts of users when the user double taps the app. There is an automatic call function to one of 6 contacts. Furthermore, this automated call would include the exact location of the victim. It would also include the victim’s home address. In addition to these features, Circle of 6 has some pre-programmed emergency helpline numbers. The app is available for free, but to get the fully functional app, users need to subscribe to a yearly or monthly service plan.

#3 bSafe

Using bSafe, women can select a set of “Guardians”, who will receive the SOS message at the push of a button. In the free version of bSafe, one of the guards would also receive an automated call. All the guardians would receive text messages along with the exact GPS location of the victim. Another cool feature that the app offers is that the victim can schedule a ‘Fake Incoming Call’ in case of an emergency. Obviously, the subscription version of this app comes with more features such as ‘Timer Mode’ for automatic triggering of alarms and ‘Risk Mode’ with real-time GPS tracking features. bSafe is available for Android, iPhone and Blackberry.

#4 cab4me

Feeling disturbed? Call and hail a taxi anytime anywhere using this extremely favorable app. If you switch to the call tab, you will get a full list of local companies that offer taxis for hire from your chosen location. You would have authority to choose the method of payment and the type of car. If the database does not show any taxi companies, you can perform a web search based on the locality that shows the results. In the Favorites tab, you will get instant access to all the taxi companies you usually book taxis from. Both Android and iPhone users can get this app and subscription and both free versions are available.

Apart from all the apps mentioned above, Guardly is another popular app that women can rely on in an emergency. So, make sure you have such apps on your smartphones and stay safe!

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