Assistance, support and protection
The SOS can be issued upstream to warn of danger or threat. Don't wait for a situation to escalate or for a violence to happen. Organize your network of protectors as well as possible by sharing your fears with them, explaining to them why you are using this type of alert and what you expect of them in these situations
Trigger your alert and qualify it by pressing the [Prevention] button, your contacts will then be notified immediately and will be able to support you in real time, being ready to intervene at any time. Talk to them, they hear you and can answer you thanks to the [Push To Talk / Walkie Talkie] function.
Your protectors are people you have chosen and who have agreed to help you in case of danger. You know them and they know you personally. You have told them your reasons for using App-Elles®, they are aware of their roles and are ready to help you. By receiving an alert, they will be able to:
In addition to the information they will be able to collect through the application, they will be able to transmit very precise information about you to emergency services: your name, your age, the exact address of your position, your state of health, the dangerousness the situation and/or the particular environment in which you find yourself,... These personal informations that only your relatives can know, are essential in order to optimize the means implemented to help you
Every alerts are automatically recorded and saved on servers and on your phone from the first second of their triggering. You can also decide to launch alerts with the sole aim of recording an event or discussion that could lead to the perpetrator of malicious acts or recurrent violence being convicted:
The first difficulty faced by a survivor who wishes to testify is to obtain the assurance that his word is recognized and that it is not questioned. By replaying or sharing the recordings of your alerts, App-Elles® helps you overcome this first obstacle. You can find your alert records and download them from your app in [Alert History]. They can thus be used to constitute evidence within the work of a social or legal investigation.
Some alerts will concern situations of moral distress, psychological or verbal violence, which do not always require the intervention of professionals or do not correspond to the criteria for intervention from the emergency services.
Triggering an alert will allow you to call on your trusted contacts to bring you support and comfort. Listening, presence or mediation with a third party are assistance made possible thanks to the proximity and intimacy of the network you have created.
Social protection and legal support systems make it possible to put an end to certain situations. Specialized medical and psychological care makes it possible to link the effects of psychotrauma to violence, to understand them, to control them and to escape from them. The contacts identified by the application allow you to:
As a relative or witness, the application also gives you the keys to act. You can advise and support a survivor by calling a professional for her, by identifying and sharing an address from the interactive map, by consulting advice sheets and the referenced information sites: