Delivery App Rappi Now Has Domestic Violence Button for Vulnerable Women

The delivery app joins the 'Justiceiras' project, founded by prosecutor Gabriela Manssur, to help assault victims during quarantine.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - During social isolation, women face a double epidemic: the novel coronavirus and domestic violence, which has escalated during the quarantine period in Brazil.

According to data from the Brazilian Public Safety Forum, in São Paulo alone, the State Police's assistance to women victims of violence increased 44.9 percent, rising from 6,775 cases in March 2019 to 9,817 in March this year. In Rio Grande do Norte, attacks increased 34 . . .

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