#WHATSMYNAME FOUNDATION NEWS
LYFT RELEASES SEXUAL ASSAULT DATA; 4,158 INCIDENTS; 360 RAPE REPORTS OVER 3 YEARS
CNN- Oct 22, 2021
Ridehail company Lyft on Thursday released its first ever safety report, disclosing that it received 4,158 reports of sexual assault on its platform in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
The disclosure comes more than three years after Lyft (LYFT) and its rival Uber (UBER) first pledged to release safety reports disclosing incidents of sexual assault and abuse on their platforms after a CNN investigation.
The company's release shows that among the sexual assault reports it received, 360 were reports of rape. It also reported 10 deaths from physical assaults that occurred on its platform over the three years.
UBER RELEASES SAFETY REPORT REVEALING 5,981 INCIDENTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT
CNN- Dec 6, 2019
Uber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday revealing, among other details, that it received 5,981 reports of sexual assault in 2017 and 2018.
Among those, there were 464 reports of rape.
The report, which comes more than a year after a CNN investigation into sexual assault and abuse on the ride-hailing service, also noted there were 19 deaths caused by physical assault during 2017 and 2018.
#WHATSMYNAME Featured On NYU'S
After their tragedy, Seymour Josephson and his wife, Marci, began educating the community about rideshare safety through their #What’s My Name Foundation.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL FEATURES RIDESHARE SAFETY MESSAGE
2021 MLB All-Star Game Includes Video and Signage Featuring Samantha Josephson &
Thanks to Meredith Corporation, People Magazine and Martha Stewart Living for featuring our
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ROBBINSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL & #WHATSMYNAME FOUNDATION
Robbinsville High School (Robbinsville, NJ) worked with us as part of Senior Safety Day!
Police Departments Align With #WHATSMYNAME Foundation
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