On the first look, the underwear looks like a combination of underwear and bike shorts. AR Wear is the "wearable protection" that could protect women from rape. The design aims at providing women and girls with more power to control the outcome of a sexual assault.
"They need to be resistant to pulling, tearing and cutting while being comfortable to wear during normal activities and, as in the case of underwear, fit smoothly under form-fitting outer clothing", according to Indiegogo. It works by creating a "skeletal structure" inside the pants, along with straps around the legs and waist that can be locked in place.
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