[HOT] [OSM-talk] International Womens Day - Mapping locations and dates of incidents on OpenStreetMaps

Heather Leson heatherleson at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 14:59:49 UTC 2016


Mhairi, I used to work at Ushahidi and am in contact with the Harassmap
team. In fact Im in Egypt with them this week for a data event.
Ill connect off list.

Heather
On 19 Feb 2016 16:55, "Jean-Guilhem Cailton" <jgc at arkemie.com> wrote:

> Hello Mhairi,
>
> For a map of these incidents, on OSM background to locate them, you could
> use uMap, eg:
> http://umap.openstreetmap.fr
>
> You could report the information related to incidents in the title and
> text associated with the markers on the map. It is even possible to include
> images, with the appropriate syntax (see the "?" help online) and links to
> their online source, eg on Facebook.
>
> uMaps can easily be included in websites.
>
> Feel free to ask if you have any question.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Jean-Guilhem
>
>
> Le 19/02/2016 15:28, Mhairi O'Hara a écrit :
>
> Hello,
>
> Sexual harrassment towards women has been increasing in Bali with a number
> of individuals taking a stand by capturing images to post on Facebook to
> shame and apprehend, and I would like to help assist by empowering women to
> utilise OSM to further highlight and tackle these kinds of issues.
>
> I am thinking of trying to create some kind of harassment map like they
> have in Egypt (http://harassmap.org). Ideally I would like to utilise OSM
> to capture and present this data (type of incident and date, etc), but have
> not been able to find an appropriate tag to use.
>
> The tag 'incident' has been used in the past, once and perhaps
> unofficially. So I was hoping to get some feedback and suggestions on how
> to approach this. In fact the mapping of this kind of data doesn't seem to
> exist on OSM, but is it something the community might be interested in
> exploring?
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Mhairi
>
>
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