Monday, October 14, 2013

Action Hero ::: Women in India vs. Fear and Sexual Violence


Blank Noise, a volunteer-run community project that seeks to confront public sexual harassment, or eve teasing as it is known in India, has launched a reality game called the Action Hero [faq] meant to tackle the fear that many Indian women have toward their cities.
According to the project blog, anyone and any number of people can participate in the game, which is played simultaneously across cities, countries, towns and time zones. The player will have to be equipped with a Twitter account and a basic mobile phone that allows him or her to receive text messages with instructions and tasks, and also has to start from a location that is unfamiliar to him or her. ~ Global Voices


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