Women turn to mobile apps to end violence

Phat Sreytouch, a former beer promoter, recalls being the constant subject of harassment from the men she served in beer gardens, many who felt they were within their rights to touch her and her colleagues. … In a new initiative aimed at ending such attitudes and behavior using technology, Ms. Sreytouch and two other female activists—Ac­tionAid program officer Bunn Ra­chana and blogger Sum Dany—are set to begin working with developers to create mobile applications that help protect women. …

Holly Robertson