Safety tips for women – With the crime rate against women going through the roof each day, it is essential that each women has some safety tricks up her sleeve. Knowing how to defend one’s self in the time of need is crucial. It is very important to understand that each fight cannot be fought with just our might, and sometimes we need to do what we can and take ourselves away from the situation by doing whatever we can. So here are a few things all women should keep in handy to have at least a fair fighting chance.
#1. Pepper spray
A bottle of pepper spray is not only inconspicuous but also lethal. The pepper spray bottles come in small sizes so that they can easily be carried everywhere but pack a big punch. Simply aim them at your attacker’s eyes and spray. Once they are in a vulnerable position, run away from that place and try to grab attention so as to ensure that they do not follow you. Pepper sprays can be ordered off of websites like Amazon and some popular brands include:
– Knockout Punch OC Pepper Spray
– The Bodyguard Spray
– Healthgenie Pepper Spray
#2. Sonata White Dial Analog Safety Watch for Women
The very popular brand Sonata launched India’s first safety watch for women. This watch has a unique safety functionality built into the watches, which allow the person wearing the watch to instantly notify up to 10 pre-selected guardians whenever they feel they are in any kind of danger with just two clicks.
Watch specifications and price can be looked into by clicking the link below:
#3. Safety Apps
Everything these days has become extremely “Smartphone friendly” and the case remains the same when it comes to women’s safety. There are various apps which can be downloaded free of cost onto your smartphone which allow the users an opportunity to send their location and send an SOS message to their pre-selected contacts. Each app has their own protocol and they all have various functions but their motive is the same. Some of them are:
#4. Everyday objects save lives
Objects like pens, keys, bobby pins, tic-tac clips etc, when used correctly, can be used as improvised self-defense weapons. Take any of the given examples or any other sharp objects, grip them tightly and then jam them sharply into the pressure points. Make sure you grip the objects firmly so as to make sure that they do not slip out of your grasp. Various pressure points include the neck, below the ear, elbow joint, knee joint and the area between your thumb and forefinger.
#5. 100 on Speed dial
The smartest thing you can do is keep the police helpline number – 100 – on speed dial. Speed dial doesn’t require any WiFi or data connection and doesn’t take too long to dial.
Make sure you use these tips only when it is absolutely necessary. Maintain caution with pepper spray and sharp objects. Last but not the least, do not panic when you are in a dangerous situation and face it head on.