Truecaller app – Why it is more important to stop Crime against Women and Telephone Harassment?

Crime has no face. Good and bad people are everywhere. A women is often considered as an easy prey by those sick-minded people who find pleasure in causing pain to others. Worst, sometimes these people are well-acquainted with you but you have no idea about their ulterior motives. They might be watching every step you take and seek pleasure in seeing you unsettled and crumble.

There are various sorts of crimes that women face in their day to day lives. Some are petty while some can impact your life up to a great extent. Women are often objectified as sexual beings and certain men find pleasure in harassing them, be it verbally or physically. Verbal sexual harassment is often in the form of catcalls made by men when they encounter women passing by them, or shouting out inappropriate words. Mostly these acts can be ignored, but what if a certain man gets hold of your personal number and makes you the victim of sexual harassment over the cellular phone?

This might seem like a petty issue at first. You can simply ignore the person or get your phone number changed, right? But what if your phone number is too important for you to change and start all over again?

True caller helps to stop crime against women and telephone harassment

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Sexual harassment over the phone, be in the form of texts or calls, can make you feel embarrassed, offended, intimidated or unsafe. The person can make crude comments on your sexuality and ask you inappropriate questions making you feel extremely vulnerable. The most unsettling part about it is that you have no idea about the whereabouts of the person or any sort of information about him that can help you identify your victimizer. It is like taking a plunge into an ocean without being skilled in swimming. If this continues for a prolonged period of time, the side effects can be pretty drastic. It can also wreck your personal relationships.

Sexual harassment is an offensive act that is punishable by the law. Hence, you may approach the police and lodge a complaint. But what if certain women are not bold enough to do it? That is when you become an easy prey for these predators who live off your fear and anxiety. But why should you let a certain stranger get the satisfaction of jeopardizing your life when the 21st century has provided you with the technology to identify your culprit in a matter of a few seconds? Say hello to the Truecaller app.

The Truecaller app is supported by all smartphones. When installed, it can identify the caller’s name along with additional information like their email id’s and location. The list of benefits provided by the Truecaller app is as follows:

  • Identifies unknown incoming calls
  • Blocks calls and messages from undesirable numbers, e.g. a stalker, spam caller or telemarketer
  • Makes relevant contact suggestions based on time and place find the right contact
  • You can also search for people’s number by just entering their names

Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? In short, you can bid farewell to anyone who tries to bother you over the phone. Simply learn their identity and block them, or report to the police. The Truecaller app is a simple solution for keeping women away from the clutches of people who impart sexual harassment over the phone.

Truecaller is transforming today’s phonebook to make it more intelligent and useful. All you require is a well-functioning 3G or Wi-Fi for it to work. Just install the app, and raise your voice against phone crimes today!

Kundan Srivastava

Kundan Srivastava

Human Rights activist, Author, Columnist, Founder-CEO '' (“India’s leading platform to raise a voice for people to fight against injustice & victimization”).

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