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11 year old girl escapes to safety

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 9:18 am | Women's Self Defence Network

The Women’s Self Defence Network Wāhine Toa congratulates the 11 year old girl in St Heliers who successfully escaped from the man who tried to grab her yesterday. “Her clear and courageous response to this concerning incident is impressive” ... More >>

Celebrating 20 years of Girls’ Self Defence in New Zealand

Friday, 9 September 2016, 9:05 am | Women's Self Defence Network

New Zealand girls have had the opportunity to learn self defence at school for 20 years, through the government-funded Girls' Self Defence Project which began in October 1996. Since then more than 140,000 girls have participated in courses run by the ... More >>

Women’s Self Defence Network commends Taradale woman

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 1:04 pm | Women's Self Defence Network

Women’s Self Defence Network Wāhine Toa commends Taradale woman The Women’s Self Defence Network Wāhine Toa congratulates the young woman who successfully fought off an attacker in Napier last week. “We are impressed by this woman’s courage” ... More >>

‘Skills for Safety’ research report released

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 10:17 am | Women's Self Defence Network

Significant new research being released this week shows how successful defence courses for girls and women can be when taught by specialist trained and accredited female self-defence teachers with a clear empowerment approach. More >>

Women’s Self Defence Network supports new move

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 9:40 am | Women's Self Defence Network

The Women’s Self Defence Network Wāhine Toa supports the recommendations of the Law Commission to enable a stronger criminal justice response to strangulation, and to recognise strangulation as a particular and significant form of violence More >>

Self Defence Taster Courses for Auckland Women

Friday, 5 February 2016, 9:46 am | Women's Self Defence Network

The women’s self defence network wants to help Auckland women feel safer in their homes and on the street. More >>

Self Defence Course for Women

Monday, 1 February 2016, 4:57 pm | Women's Self Defence Network

“While women in Auckland are feeling sensitive about their safety after two women were murdered in January, Wellington women have a chance to learn some simple home and street safety techniques from a Wellington Community Education self defence course ... More >>

Women’s Self Defence Network congratulates Rotorua woman

Monday, 4 May 2015, 12:43 pm | Women's Self Defence Network

The Women’s Self Defence Network Wāhine Toa congratulates the woman in Rotorua who successfully fought off an attacker on Saturday night. “We are impressed by this woman’s courage” said Network spokeswoman Alison Broad. “She obviously ... More >>

Self defence course for Palmerston North women

Friday, 16 January 2015, 3:09 pm | Women's Self Defence Network

The Women's Self Defence Network Wāhine Toa is collaborating with Women’s Refuge and Yellow Belle, a Women's Refuge pre-loved designer store in Palmerston North to organise a self defence course for Palmerston North women . More >>

Hastings Girl Fights Off Attacker

Saturday, 8 November 2014, 12:05 pm | Women's Self Defence Network

The Girls’ Self Defence Project congratulates the 16 year old girl in Hastings who successfully stopped an attack on Thursdayafternoon. “Her courageous response to this attack is very impressive” said Project spokeswoman Alison Broad. “From ... More >>

12 year old girl fights off attacker

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 9:02 am | Women's Self Defence Network

The Girls’ Self Defence Project congratulates the 12 year old girl in Lower Hutt who successfully fought off an attack and attempted abduction last night. “Her courageous response to this attack is very impressive” said Project spokeswoman ... More >>

Self Defence Network statement re Mike Tyson visa

Thursday, 4 October 2012, 3:51 pm | Women's Self Defence Network

Mike Tyson insulted all victims of rape by denying, on national TV this week, culpability for a conviction of rape for which he spent several years in prison, says Alison Broad, chairperson for the Women’s Self Defence Network Wāhine Toa, a national ... More >>

Self Defence Project congratulates Wellington woman

Sunday, 11 March 2012, 6:14 pm | Women's Self Defence Network

MEDIA RELEASE Self Defence Project congratulates Wellington woman The Girls’ Self Defence Project warmly congratulates the 21 year old Wellington woman who successfully fought off an attacker early on Saturday morning. “We are impressed by this young ... More >>

Well done that 11 year old girl!

Wednesday, 17 August 2011, 2:54 pm | Women's Self Defence Network

The Girls’ Self Defence Project warmly congratulates the 11 year old schoolgirl from Napier who so bravely fought off an attack on Monday afternoon. “We are really impressed by her courageous response to this attack” said Project spokeswoman Alison ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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