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Healthstyles Radio: Circle of 6 “An App that Prevents Violence Before it Happens”


Barbara Glickstein interviews Nancy Schwartzman, Founder and Executive Director of The Line Campaign, Inc. a non-profit using media and action to prevent sexual violence. She is a filmmaker, media strategist and catalyst for social change.

Dating violence and sexual assault are widespread problems among young women, with nearly 1 in 5 reporting assault while in college. With only two taps, Circle of 6 connects users threatened with possible sexual assault and abuse to a network of trusted friends, using GPS technology, anti-violence online resources, and a commitment to support each other.

Circle of 6 is a mobile way to look out for your friends – on campus or when you’re out for the night. It’s about creating a community of people committed to stop sexual violence.

 

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