Midlas recently tested the new Penda app – a streamlined connection point for women created by Women’s Legal Service QLD with funding from Financial Literacy Australia. It seeks to quick, easy and safe access to information on:
- Domestic and Family Violence
- Visa & Immigration
- Legal Matters
Pros: The app is well-designed, provides national and state-based referrals and best of all offers a ‘safety mode’ in which it will switch to a simple game at the tap of an icon or shake of the phone. It will also load as the game whenever the phone is unlocked and offers a PIN password option so the game, once activated, cannot be closed – even with a forced reset.
Cons: The name of the app is apparent on both its icon and the game screen and is a simple google search away from being identifiable as the safety resource it is.| | | Next → |