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A bra primed to shock your attacker
When the safety of women is a severe issue in countries including India, some citizens turn to tech for solutions.
Manisha Mohan, an aeronautical engineering student at SRM University in Chennai, has developed a prototype bra which is able to "shock" attackers. After being groped, pressure sensors are activated and cause the bra to deliver an electric shock of 3800kv. The prototype is also able to send a text message to police with GPS coordinates.
Describing her motive behind the project (.pdf), the student said that "Lawmakers take ages to come up with just laws and even after that, women are unsafe. Hence, we have initiated the idea of self‐defense which protects women from domestic, social and workplace harassment."