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Fri Jun 27, 2014, 03:16 PM

 

New ‘anti-rape’ jeans to combat abuse crisis in India

Source: alarabiya.net

Two Indian women have designed a new line of “anti-rape” jeans which send distress signals to local police in the event of a sexual assault, the British daily the Daily Mail reported Thursday.

The collection, which was created by Siksha Pathak and Anjali Srivastava, aims to help in the fight against the growing number of sexual harassment incidents in the world’s largest democracy.
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Each pair of jeans in the collection, which costs around $4 in India, includes a small electronic device that sends a signal to the closest police station when activated.

Read more: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/variety/2014/06/27/New-anti-rape-jeans-to-combat-abuse-crisis-in-India-.html



Isnt it a shame that we need this in 2014?

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7962 Jun 2014 OP
PeoViejo Jun 2014 #1
ReRe Jun 2014 #2
Skittles Jun 2014 #4
ReRe Jun 2014 #5
lark Jun 2014 #3
BrotherIvan Jun 2014 #6
TeeYiYi Jun 2014 #7
passiveporcupine Jun 2014 #8
Heather MC Jun 2014 #9
Behind the Aegis Jun 2014 #10
Crunchy Frog Jun 2014 #11

Response to 7962 (Original post)

Fri Jun 27, 2014, 03:25 PM

1. Considering that many of the Rapists are Police

 

.... although it might just distract the officers long enough for the victim to escape while they answer their Cell.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014, 03:32 PM

2. Good idea, but only one glitch...

... the police won't come. Now if it was a fog horn sound, or better yet, a siren, that would work better. When you hear a siren near you, what do you do? You look to see where the siren is coming from and what the eff is going on, no?

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Response to ReRe (Reply #2)

Fri Jun 27, 2014, 04:55 PM

4. didn't the police participate recently?

that is one fucked up culture

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Response to Skittles (Reply #4)

Fri Jun 27, 2014, 05:16 PM

5. All I know is...

... I seen a documentary on this subject recently and was led to believe that the police are very sexist and don't believe it a crime, so going to the police is fruitless. That's why I think a siren would be better at drawing attention and stopping a rape that is about to happen. Unless those pants have a GPS in them and are very near a police station, they won't do no good.

Now maybe if all women in India start wearing regular jeans underneath their saris, men will think they are bugged and leave them alone?

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Response to 7962 (Original post)

Fri Jun 27, 2014, 03:43 PM

3. What device is there to ensure the police give a crap?

What device is there to ensure that their families don't kill them because they were raped?

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Fri Jun 27, 2014, 07:45 PM

6. I applaud them for their ingenuity.

I'm now wondering if there was something that could be caustic to an attacker, a penis repellant if you will. And I'm not kidding. Rape is a heinous, soul shattering crime with light consequences compared to the damage it causes. Perhaps the thought of the loss of his favorite body part might work.

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Response to 7962 (Original post)

Fri Jun 27, 2014, 08:24 PM

7. Picture of the electronic device...



TYY

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Response to 7962 (Original post)

Fri Jun 27, 2014, 09:22 PM

8. What they need is an alarm that will freeze zippers in their tracks

Except a lot of Indian men may not wear jeans with zippers.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014, 12:54 AM

9. Maybe an anti-rape weapon would be better. I bet rape would become extinct

If the men knew women had a way to snap their dicks off

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Sat Jun 28, 2014, 02:59 AM

10. It is a shame such an "invention" is even needed.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014, 10:29 AM

11. Rape-aXe

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-rape_device#Rape-aXe



They need to start mass producing this for the Indian market.

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