In the world we live in today, rape and sexual assaults are some of the most common forms of crime against women. Sometimes inappropriately referred as the « weaker sex », women used to be considered easy targets. But not anymore!
In this ABC News video below, check how self-defense tactics has helped this 36 year-old woman to defend herself and ensure her own safety.
To fend off: To defend yourself against someone who is attacking you
Weak: not physically strong
Chills: a feeling of sudden fear; apprehension
Battered: beaten with successive hits
Frantic: feeling a lot of fear and worry
Expletive: a syllable, word, or phrase inserted to fill a vacancy
Stall: a small enclosed place (in this case a public restroom)
Surge: a sudden, large increase (in this case, of adrenaline)
Overwhelming: very great in number, effect, or force
Harassment: to annoy or bother (someone) in a constant or repeated way
Stitched: wound or large cut closed or joined with a special piece of thread (string)
Bruise: colored area of the skin that is caused by an injury