Talking Transport Transformation

S01-E05 | Keeping women safe with Elsa Marie D'Silva

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Today we will have a chat with Elsa Marie D'Silva from India. She created an app that enables women to identify and avoid sexual violence hotspots in their cities. Feeling comfortable and safe is a precondition for people, especially women, to use public transport. Elsa gives women the possibility to anonymously report incidents which then are published on the website. The map is the largest crowd-sourced map showing sexual violence hotspots in India, Kenya, Cameroon, Nigeria and Nepal.

Many thanks to

Our TUMI Partners ADB, BMZ, C40 Cities, CAF, GIZ, ICLEI, ITDP, KfW, SLOCAT, UN-Habitat, WRI

Our Guest Elsa Marie D'Silva

Our moderators Sophia Sünder and Marvin Stolz

Max Bleß from audioBoutique for the sounddesign

Sebastian Hofer from freifahrt for the concept and production support



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