Today, different mobile app development companies worldwide are working on various innovative and unique app ideas. Developers are devoting themselves to come up with easy-to-use user-centric apps having a creative concept. Thus, women safety apps are becoming popular in the market.
Sexual assault, domestic violence, rape etc. are some of the alarming issues that women face these days! To diminish the chances of happening such remorseful crimes, taking necessary measures on time as soon as you can sense any trouble is advisable. In today's tech-savvy era, plenty of mobile apps are available in the market that can help the women to get instant help in the case of an emergency or dangerous situation. Such women security apps can avert the risk along with providing necessary help in the time of need. Here is a list of a few competent apps that are extremely handy for women.
# 1 Hollaback
This app is very useful to avert any kind of street harassment. Women can take picture of the harasser and can share this "caught in the act" picture instantly along with the story on the ihollaback.org. This would definitely awake the sense among the public and the shared story and picture of the harasser would stop other perverts to get into similar kind of nuisance activities. Hollaback is available for both Android as well as iOS platform and the user can get this application for free of cost.
# 2 Circle of 6
To all the women out there using the iPhone, this is a must-have application for your security! Using this feature-rich app is extremely easy. There are three predetermined text messages among which one would reach to the total six emergency contacts of the users' preference when the user taps on the app twice. There is an automatic calling feature to one of the 6 contacts. Moreover, this automatic call would include the exact location of the victim. It would also include the home address of the victim. Other than these features, Circle of 6 has some pre-programmed emergency helpline numbers. The app is available for free but to get the fully functional application, the users need to subscribe to a yearly or a monthly service plan.
# 3 bSafe
Using bSafe, women can select a set of "Guardians", to whom SOS message would reach with just a simple push on a button. In the free version of bSafe, one of the guardians would get an automatic call as well. All the guardians would receive text messages along with the exact GPS location of the victim. Another interesting feature offered by the app is the victim can program a 'Fake Incoming Call' in the case of emergency. Obviously, the subscription version of this app comes with more facilities such as the 'Timer Mode' for automated alarm activation and the 'Risk Mode' with the facilities of GPS tracking in real-time. bSafe is available for Android, iPhone and Blackberry.
# 4 cab4me
Sensing trouble? Call and get a cab at any time, at anywhere using this extremely favorable application. If you switch to call tab, you would get an entire list of the local companies providing cabs to hire from your chosen place. You would have authority to choose the payment method and car type. If the database is not showing any cab company, you can do a web search based on the locality showing results. On the Favorite tab, you would get an instant access to all the cab companies from where you often book cabs. Both Android, as well as iPhone users, can get this app and subscription and free both versions are available.
Other than all the above-mentioned applications, Guardly is another popular application on which women can depend in the case of an emergency. Hence, make sure to have such apps on your smartphones and keep yourself safe!