ARK | Anti Rape Kit Project
Understanding The Problem Statement
Defining the System
This box was to collect filled questionnaire
Feb'13 - Ongoing
Stanford India Biodesign, AIIMS
Ideation, Literature Study,
Storyboarding Scenario Building where products can intervene, Sketches/Mockups, and Questionnaires
Tigmanshu Bhatnagar, Akash Harlalka, Ankit Kumar, Shambhavi Deshpande
Rape is fastest growing crime among all violent offenses in India.Every 20 minutes, a woman is raped in India as per NCRB data and no. of registered cases. The accused is convicted in only one of every four cases where trial is completed, often stretched over several years.
This project was initiated with an aim to develop a system to fight and prevent non-consensual sexual attacks on women. The system will include self-defense products which are (already conceptualized with detailed drawings), mobile application, website for complete information self defense training united under the single umbrella, ARK. The system will also include a platform to create awareness and training.The three guiding principles for the project are 1. Access to Information. 2. Training.3. Access to Help.
Dr. Jagdish Chatuvedi
Stanford India Biodesign, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
We are in process of filing the IPR so details of the project can't be revealed here.