Self Defence

Equipping adolescent girls with self-defence skills

The State Nirbhaya Cell under the women and child development department is planning to provide self-defence training to adolescent girls in the state.

published on : 31st March 2022

One-stop centres, BPR&D planning self-defence camps for women in every district: Irani

Irani also put forward a number of proposals where collaboration can take place between BPR&D and the Women and Child Development Ministry.

published on : 8th March 2022

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai inaugrates self-defence classes for girls in state boarding schools

CM Basavaraj Bommai instructed the Home Department to use Police Training Schools to train women in self-defence.

published on : 7th February 2022

Budding female boxers in Lucknow’s Malihabad mango belt pack a punch

The budding female boxers come from humble backgrounds. Their parents have allowed them to pursue their passion, thanks to the inspirations they find in Marry Kom or Lovlina Borgohain.

published on : 5th November 2021

'The lone warrior': A Guinness World Record holder's love for Kalaripayattu

A "Kalari Gurukkal" since the age of 18, Harikrishnan G has mentored over 1,600 students from all ages and tribes -- from seven-year-old Achu to Vijayaraghavan Nair, a sexagenarian...

published on : 10th October 2021

Self-defence classes for women in Vijayawada from September 19

The training will reportedly equip women with basic techniques for fending off attackers and molesters.

published on : 13th September 2021

Delhi Police gets ready to resume self-defence training for girls and women

The programmes, which are conducted free of cost by Special Police Unit for Women and Children, were briefly discontinued last year due to the pandemic.

published on : 13th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh: More and more girls evince interest in learning martial arts

Taekwondo has become the most sought after martial art as it is included for sports quota in education and employment, besides figuring in Olympics.

published on : 2nd August 2021