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Monday, June 22, 2015

Self-Defense Training: The Feminist Thing to Do

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett argues that providing self-defense classes for women is the feminist thing to do. In the May 21, 2015 issue of The Guardian, Cosslett reflects on how connected self-defense training was to the late 20th century feminist movement and questions why in some contemporary feminist circles the mantra is anti-self-defense. She critiques the commonly heard phrase: “Don’t teach women how not to get raped, teach men not to rape.”

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