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I'm in corona queens at the -- limit on its safety meeting in New York City.
-- organization -- back is introducing a new way to come back sexual harassment in the streets of New York.
So I can't act we have free -- -- android apps and the idea behind that is it street harassment isn't as prevalent form of sexual violence for both men and women in the United States by connecting these apps to the city's 311 information -- Is the first time in the world.
That this city has a -- a city in the world has really started to track street harassment and meaningful way.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- A run of queens neighborhood and so that's different areas where women are most likely to fall victim of sexual harassment.
But it really is to connect this to a database so we can start collecting information so we could see where there are problem areas.
So a lot of -- expenses a lot of luck alleyways.
I mean just potential.
For anyone with a perverted -- to be able to.
I'm really Herat -- woman.
That this door is actually completely unlocked.
So you could be thrown down the step that these dinners you can't have somebody come up these stairs and grab you and take you back down and it's incredibly.
Dangerous because you can even see it from.
The actual street this corners a tricky corner because.
I'm usually it is cars parked in the sidewalk here in the other side now force to be industry.
But there's nothing stopping those cars and even -- -- is apparently somebody in the street -- really -- -- -- will be able to make some changes and -- some traffic down actress Joan I didn't have the right into the street went patent happy.
I guess they did -- aircraft.
So what we did in 2010 as we develop this free iPhone -- straight -- to it folks to her rats can track their harassment and report it.
You ask those stories can be -- and hold on our website I Hala -- -- board.
And now that we want to on the -- -- speak to some of the residents people don't think it happens very often.
And they also don't know the gravity of the incidents.
I think it's an excellent tool for our people to yields both women and men to safeguard themselves against -- -- -- harassment.
It's not just a -- it to the individual is -- for the community it's a hole.
I think that we still have a lot more work to doing it for partnering with the police department there's still a lot of more work to do this the goal today it was to reduce sexual harassment in Queens.
And -- increase women's and girls' feelings of safety.
The organization -- back wants to -- up ways to improve public space.
So work on implementing boasting just in the community.
On Madeleine Rodriguez Firefox who's Latina dot com.
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