Digital Tech Rape Survivors Help Line Launched

Global Digital “Rape Survivor Help Line”

Choices = WhatsApp –SMS –Video –Talk

11 May 2016 —Manila, Philippines: The RINJ Foundationannounced today that it’s “Rape Survivor Help Line”has gone digital. Switching from its Bell Telephone Company line (416-483-9279) to a digital line provided by Rogers subsidiary, Mobilicity, (647-739-9279), The RINJ Foundation provides help services to the globe.

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Currently the help desk is located in The Republic of The Philippines and is available in multiple languages although English and French are the primary choices. Callers are passed to a helpdesk member in another country if that suits the language requirements of the caller.

“On-Duty Rotation”of the system will shift around the world as the usage increases and the system expands.

Basic instructions for users:

The RINJ “Rape Survivor Help Line”. Type ‘rapeisnojoke.org’into your phone’s browser. Remember: “RapeIsNoJoke.org.”It is a HELP (talk) LINE. Directions pop up. You won’t dial a number. You can ‘click-to-call’. Somebody is here for you: WhatsApp or Txt or Phone (+1)6477399279. Step-by-step guide for survivors of rape. Call 911 or local emergency services number. Go to a safe place if able–read more at http://RapeIsNoJoke.org —The RINJ Foundation

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