India orders ‘panic button’ for mobile phones in bid to protect women

Mobile phones sold in India will be required to have a “panic button” after Jan. 1, part of the government’s efforts to address women’s safety in a country where incidents of reported rape continue to rise.

India orders ‘panic button’ for mobile phones in bid to protect women

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