Red Dot Foundation Global was founded in 2017 in the United States to support the work on sexual violence.
Ending violence against women and girls using crowdsourced data, community engagement and institutional accountability.
ElsaMarie D'Silva - Founder & President
Suzanne Goodney Lea - CEO
Lauren Anderson - Board Chair
Supreet K Singh - Board Director
Sally Munemitsu - Board Director
Gillian D'Souza - Director Partnerships
Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards 2017
How to Use the Safecity Mobile App
We have engaged college students, professors and administrators on sexual violence prevention through research, workshops, lectures and the Safecity app at the following Universities:
University of Denver
Regis University, Denver
University of Maryland
University of Southampton, UK
Through a partnership with Polycom Development Project in Kibera, Nairobi, we have been able to work closely to address sexual violence amongst young girls. Solutions have involved use of community radio & involvement of religious & community leaders.
You can support our work in Kenya here - https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/mapping-sexual-violence-in-kenya/
Safecity is partnering with Ms. Brafit in the Caribbean. Our first campaign #PlayItSafe addresses sexual violence during Carnival and other public celebrations. Do join us if you have ideas in other parts of the Caribbean.
You can also support our work in the Caribbean here - https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/a-carnival-free-from-sexual-violence/
Sisterhood Alliance is a Malaysian NGO focusing on empowering young girls through various methods including workshops, seminars, talks, and special activities. Part of its content is sexual harassment awareness which has been supported by Safecity™ since year 2017 with larger target audience that includes women from different demographics. Besides raising awareness through talks and seminars, they have been collecting data related to public sexual harassment through both manual and electronic.
We are part of the following international networks and coalitions
- ECOSOC accreditation at the UN
- World Urban Campaign (UN Habitat)
- SUM4ALL at World Bank
- Vital Voices
- Rotary Peace
- UNAOC's Intercultural Innovation Award
- The Global Diplomacy Lab (German Federal Foreign Office)
- Peace & Collaborative Development Network
- Alliance for Peacebuilding
We will be speaking and participating at the following international events.
We cannot solve the issue of sexual violence alone. We have a range of partners from NGOs, Corporations, Government and Media.
Our Partners work in Malaysia, Argentina, South Africa, Nigeria, Cameroon and Nepal.
Our founding organisation is in India with presence in Mumbai, Delhi, Patna, Ahmedabad and Pune.
Do get in touch if you would like to start a Safecity chapter in your city and country.
We conduct the following workshops:
- Gender sensitivity amongst teenagers
- Prevention of sexual harassment & discrimination at the workplace
- Diversity and Inclusion in organisations
- Understanding consent & healthy relationships
- Report sexual violence using our Safecity app (Android and iOS)
- Be an active bystander and report sexual violence
- Ensure your company has the right policies for gender equality and safe work environments
Get in touch with us should you need our expertise in any of the above areas