A New Way to Save Yourself from Violence

mirror.co-indexThe victim was lucky the 911 dispatcher has sixth sense
Domestic abuse victim calls 911 for ‘pizza’, gets help from intuitive 911 dispatcher
‘The emergency services worker, who posted the transcript on Reddit, said the call ‘started out pretty dumb, but was actually pretty serious’.

‘After dialling 911 and being asked by the operator for the address of the emergency, the woman gave her address, withholding any details of the incident.

‘When asked by the operator what was happening at the scene, the victim placed her pizza order, leading the baffled worker to believe they had a prank caller on the line…’
The transcript said

Girl Who Was Called ‘Ugly’ After Donating Hair To Cancer Patients Gets Major Support From Internet
‘After the 10-year-old Ohio girl cut and donated 14 inches of her hair to Wigs for Kids, an organization that supports children who have lost their hair due to cancer treatments, she started being bullied at school, her mom told WHIO News in Dayton.

‘”She wanted it shorter, so we went back and they cut it shorter, and I think that’s when things got worse,” Heidi Fosberg, Jetta’s mom, told the news source, noting other students would tease her daughter “about wanting to be a boy” and saying she was “ugly.”

‘When Fosberg approached the school principal, however, she claimed he told her that “he didn’t know of any child that had ever died from words,” and that she and her daughter “needed to toughen up and deal with it.”

‘In hopes of finding support for her daughter online, Fosberg created “Stand With Jetta,” an anti-bullying Facebook page to make Jetta feel better after dealing with the harassment…’

“Surveillance Self-Defense” Is A How-To Guide For Every Level Of Online Privacy
‘The EFF‘s new project called Surveillance Self-Defense is a collection of tools and resources broken down into specific resource “playlists” for both computer types and the people using them. These include: Mac user, human rights defender, student journalist, online security veteran, and a security starter pack for newbies.

‘Each playlist includes a step-by-step guide for protecting and securing your private communications. Most start with an introduction to threat modeling, or understanding what information you want to protect and from whom. From there, the guides cover various other tools and services for particular situations, like “Things To Consider When Crossing The U.S. Border,” in the human rights defender playlist…’


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