‘I feel less scared’: safety alarms helping vulnerable Rohingya women in Bangladeshi camps escape abuse

A piercing wail emanates from the small device in the palm of a young Rohingya woman, drawing startled looks from other refugees crowded onto a hillside in a Bangladesh camp.
It has the desired effect – the safety alarms are designed to attract attention and scare off anyone preying on vulnerable women and girls, who make up most refugees in the sprawling Rohingya tent cities.
The colourful plastic sirens are being distributed to Rohingya women, girls and the infirm in Cox’s Bazar…