Crowd-sourcing safety: How data is taking on sexual harassment

This talk took place at the Department of Politics & International Relations on 21 November. For more information, click here:

Elsa-Marie D’Silva, founder and CEO of Mumbai’s Red Dot Foundation (Safecity) platform, discusses how data on women’s experiences of sexual harassment and abuse can highlight hotspots and influence policy. Safecity is now the largest crowd map of sexual abuse in India, Kenya, Cameroon and Nepal. Elsa-Marie, who is a visiting fellow on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s GURUKUL Programme, explains how this information is used to raise awareness and to help find solutions.