cases against Women in India, women security has become a major area of
concern. In distress situations, your mobile phone can prove to be your best
companion and your protector.
available these days that can be downloaded on smartphones and will help you
provide security in various ways by informing about your whereabouts, sending
alarm in distress situations and among others. These apps are quite handy and
can go a long way in keeping you safe on the road and alert family, friends or
police in distress situations. Don’t forget to download these must-have apps to
sets the emergency contact list and when you are in danger it emits a loud
sound. Other features of the app include taking audios, videos and pictures,
broadcasting messages through community and others. The app is available for
free download on Android devices.
to family and friends in case of distress and emergencies. With the help of
this app, you can simply use the shake gesture to raise an alarm and also
customize the intensity of the shake as per your requirements. The app sends an
emergency message, battery level of the device, the location of the user as
well as one minute of audio recording. The GPS feature keeps the track of your
version and the full paid version.
allowing you to set network of family and friends with whom you can share your
locations. The Guardian Alert button in the app will send an alarm message in
times of need to your friends and family while GPS will track your location and
whereabouts. One can also make their phone ring when needed using the Fake Call
feature. The app is available for free to download.
a new or an unknown locality and wish to know its safety levels. The app
provides the view of the area you are looking for along with its safety score,
comments as well as pictures. Thus with the help of this app you can take necessary
precautions while moving to a neighborhood, city or any other place. The app is
available for free to download.
wherever they go. The app enables the user to simply hit the emergency button,
take pictures which are then sent along with your location and contact details
to your emergency contact list through SMS. The app is available for free to
have on their phone as it helps them in staying safe and connected with the
pre-selected contacts in a single click. With this app, users can call them during
any emergency or simply send a SOS with their exact GPS location. This app is
available for Windows Phone.
click Distress signal through call or message to a specified group or contact.
The app can be configured to send emergency message on shaking the phone.
Moreover, the app will send alerts about the location of the user to the chosen
contacts with accurate updates after every 300 meters. This app is available
the user trusts and one can add up to six customizable alert modes to alert
friends, family and any other combination. Also, there is a timer feature,
which will send an alert to the user after a set time and if there is no response;
the app will send a customized message to the selected contacts automatically. This
app is available for iOS.
whereabouts. It also allows them to send emergency alerts using the alert
button to a set of trusted people. This app is available for BlackBerry.
– scream with a women’s voice on pushing a button. Scream Alarm is a perfect
app to raise alarm in distress situations. This app is available for Android.
email or Facebook to the pre-mentioned list of recipients with the click of a
button. The SOS message also includes the location details of the sender, which
is tracked using GPS. This app is available for BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and
tracking. This is a travel friendly app, which can be configured to notify your
location and send the details consistently to the user’s partner or loved one
automatically. All the users need to do is to configure the destination phone
number and enable GPS. This app is available for Android.
information on street safety, cab services and also offers connection to family
and friends apart from many other interesting features that could help provide
safety and security to the women. This app is available for BlackBerry.
circle and assist the users during times of difficulty. In times of real need,
two national hotline numbers can be accessed along with a local emergency
contact number. This app is available for iPhone and android.
pressing the safety button and also offers health and safety information for
young women. It focuses more on dating and social interaction and offers tips
and facts on safety and well-being. This app is available for Android.
power button of your smartphone 2 times consecutively begins sending out alert
messages every 2 minutes to your contacts that you feed into the app as the
designated receivers or guardians. The message says “I am in danger. I need help.
Please follow my location.” The receiver will receive a link to your location
every 2 minutes giving them your updated location.