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The Free Hotline That’s Saving Women’s Lives by Disarming Dangerous Men

The new public resource seeks to reduce domestic violence in Bogotá by eradicating machismo and providing a safe space for callers

Photo by Siavash Ghanbari on Unsplash

On the first day of operation, an operator saved a male caller on the verge of jumping into a 400-foot waterfall; another day, a caller cried for 45 minutes without saying a word.

Some of the public messaging raising awareness for the Calm Hotline (Courtesy of Calm)