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Malawi Girls Learn Self Defense Tactics Against Sexual Abuse

Schoolgirls in Malawi are learning what to do if someone tries to attack them. A Kenyan NGO started the training in response to a recent study that showed one in five girls under the age of 18 in Malawi has been sexually assaulted. At a school in the Salima district of central Malawi, girls are practicing punches and jabs. But this is not a martial arts class. These girls are learning how to defend themselves. “The curriculum involves both verbal and physical skills. Physical skill is...

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