Gizmodo reports on the No-Contact jacket, a wearable defensive jacket aiming to prevent violence towards women. A seemingly normal waterproof nylon parka that is armed...

Gizmodo reports on the No-Contact jacket, a wearable defensive jacket aiming to prevent violence towards women. A seemingly normal waterproof nylon parka that is armed with 80,000 volts of electricity, the jacket is activated by hitting a switch enabling the wearer to deliver a rather large shock to any attacker.

"Fashion throughout history has tended to place women in positions of vulnerability. Female clothing designs historically and in modern times can be physically confining and limiting in mobility …

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