Press Esc to close
Tuesday 28 February 2017
News updated at 1:46 AM IST
Weather
Max: 33.3°C
Min : 20°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

A ring to protect women from attackers

Bangalore, Sept 14, 2013, DHNS :
Film actor Tara Anuradha shows off the ring. dh photo
Save my Sister, a charitable trust, on Saturday, announced the availability of a ring device to protect women from sexual offenders and other forms of assaults. The ring, which can be loaded with a potent chemical compound — Capsaicin, has a mechanism to inject it into any person.

The ring contains a micro tank that can store 40 microlitres of Capsaicin, a micro pump that pushes the chemical and a micro needle that helps in penetration. Further, in order to prevent the possibilty of the device being misused, there is RFID (Radio Frequency ID) tag and a dual locking mechanism.

While the ring is priced at Rs 1,099, the canister of the chemical costs Rs 1,000. According to Save my Sister Charitable Trust managing trustee Imran Khan, “We are trying to bring down the price to Rs 500 in the future.” The self defence tool is part of a five-point campaign of the Trust to prevent violence against women.

 

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A hand rickshaw puller carries his old rickshaw wheel for repair in Kolkata...

A hand rickshaw puller carries his old rickshaw wheel for repair in Kolkata...

A carnival float depicting, from left, Adolf Hitler, Geert Wilders, Marine Le Pen and U.S.

A carnival float depicting, from left, Adolf Hitler, Geert Wilders, Marine Le Pen and U.S.

A view of the aircraft carrier INS Viraat docked at the Naval Dockyard ahead...

A view of the aircraft carrier INS Viraat docked at the Naval Dockyard ahead...

Firefighters trying to extinguish a blaze that broke out on Sunday evening at the Times...

Firefighters trying to extinguish a blaze that broke out on Sunday evening at the Times...

Women performing a traditional dance during Golden Jubilee celebrations of Nyokum Yullo Festival...

Women performing a traditional dance during Golden Jubilee celebrations of Nyokum Yullo Festival...

Congress candidate Ameeta Singh with her husband and senior party leader Sanjay Singh coming...

Congress candidate Ameeta Singh with her husband and senior party leader Sanjay Singh coming...

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh along with party candidate Ratnakar...

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh along with party candidate Ratnakar...

Mahant Gyan Das along with other sadhus after casting vote at a polling station for Assembly...

Mahant Gyan Das along with other sadhus after casting vote at a polling station for Assembly...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523