If you’re out in the city and feel unsafe “Ask for Angela”
It’s been nearly six months since the NSW Government began trialing the internationally recognised “Ask for Angela” safety campaign in Sydney’s CBD, hoping to prevent sexual assaults the city.
The program encourages patrons to approach any staff member at participating venues and “Ask for Angela” if they feel unsafe or have been put in a compromising situation.
The sentence, “Ask for Angela”, acts as a code to discreetly alert staff who can then escort the affected person to safety, or contact authorities for further assistance.
The Daily’s Julia Carr-Catzel caught up with Sydney Councillor Jess Miller to get some feedback on how the initiative’s going: