Circle of 6 App

Innovation, Science and Technology, Violence Against Women
Circle of 6 App

Geography: Global

Founded: 2012

Circle of 6 Anti-Violence App for iPhone from Nancy Schwartzman on Vimeo.

Why This App?

More than 1 in 5 college women are sexually assaulted. Whether you're in a relationship, or hooking up for the first time, everyone has the right to say no, and the right to be treated with respect.

What It Does

You're out late and you lose track of your friends. Use Circle of 6 to send your circle a “come and get me” message- with a map using GPS to show your precise location.

You're on a date that starts to get uncomfortable. You need a polite way to excuse yourself. Use Circle of 6 to alert your circle to call you and interrupt the situation.

You're seeing someone new, but you have some doubts about how things are going. Use Circle of 6 to access a wealth of online information about healthy relationships.

In critical situations, use Circle of 6 to call two pre-programmed national hotlines or a local emergency number of your choice.