Vodafone Idea and Nasscom Foundation launch app-based solution for women’s safety

Vodafone Idea and the Nasscom Foundation on Thursday launched MyAmbar, an app-based solution for women’s safety in India. Developed as part of the “Connecting for Good” program, the MyAmbar app aims to help women understand and raise their voices against violence.

“Vodafone Idea Foundation, the CSR arm of Vodafone Idea, in partnership with the Nasscom Foundation, Sayfty Trust and UN Women, today announced the launch of ‘MyAmbar’ (meaning My Sky) – a solution designed and developed specifically for the safety and empowerment of women in India,” a joint statement read.

The app is available in English and Hindi and aims to provide women with easy access to major helplines and service providers across the country.

It aims to help them through a step-by-step risk assessment tool, guiding them through various ways to manage their current situation, the statement said, adding that a comprehensive service directory also helps them contact services. legal and advice in one click. of a button.

“The MyAmbar app provides out-of-the-box help and education for all women on gender-based violence to understand the problem and access support services. It also helps create a safe haven for survivors and victims at high risk to register their complaints and seek help without bias or judgment,” the statement read.

Commenting on the launch, P Balaji, Director of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, Vodafone Idea, said the “MyAmbar” app is designed to help women in distress by making it easier to find information and access support, on a single platform.

“Our association with the Nasscom Foundation and other stakeholders will help spread and expand this enterprise of educating women, helping them understand and recognize the constituents of abuse around them, and accessing information checked on nearby medical, legal and mental health services. “Balaji said.

Mara R. Wilmoth