Good Ideas: Rape Prevention Underwear For Women

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AR Wear is a line of rape-prevention undergarments (which are currently an Indiogogo project). They were designed to be “locked” after being put on and adjusted, preventing the waist from being cut or pulled down, and the thighs from being cut or pulled up.

The waist, thighs, and central panels are protected with specially designed, cut resistant straps and webbing. Once the waist girth has been adjusted and secured with its unique locking device, the garment cannot be pulled down. Since a female’s waist measurement is generally less than that of her pelvic area, the waist strap can be locked at a comfortable position and still prevent unwanted removal of the garment. The thigh straps, after an initial adjustment by the wearer, prevent the leg openings from being lifted or shifted to the sides by someone else. The center panels are connected to both the waist and thigh straps to create a unified protective skeletal structure.

The underwear are locked using a little button with two “clock hands” that have to be set in the correct positions (with 132 different combinations) to be unlocked. So they’re still easy for the wearer to take off, even in an emergency bathroom situation. I wish I could say the same about my belt.

Keep going for a video about the underwear.

from Geekologie – Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome


One thought on “Good Ideas: Rape Prevention Underwear For Women

    Mchan said:
    November 6, 2013 at 7:59 am

    hello medieval times! It’s MEN who should be locked in not us. First rape is more than just penetration, second if a guy come this far he’s going to rip off whatever protection knickers we may put on. third protecting women should be centered on educating young males so that they understand a simple “no I’m not interested” and empowering girls not selling them overprices knickers that may give them a false sense of security “got my knickers, can go anywhere and do anything”. I think I’d rather spend my money on some classes to learn karate.

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