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After a 23-year-old woman died from being brutally gang-raped on a bus in New Delhi, India back in 2012, ElsaMarie D’Silva — an aviation professional turned social entrepreneur — was compelled to join the global conversation surrounding sexual violence against women.

In hopes of making cities safer for women, D’Silva and a group of friends developed Safecity — an app that crowdsources and documents incidents of sexual harassment and assault that occur in public spaces.

“The idea is to have this information in the public domain so women and girls can connect with each other over these stories,” D’Silva said at Mashable’s Social Good Summit on Sunday. Read more…

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