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What role can self-defense classes play in our efforts to prevent sexual violence?

General Material
NRCDV Publications
Published Date
March, 2016

There is increasing research showing that both survivors and non-survivors report positive experiences with trauma-informed self-defense classes that include psychological skills and assertiveness training. In NRCDV's March 2016 TA Question of the month, Karen Stahl explores the role of self-defense classes in sexual violence prevention efforts.

See more TAQs on NRCDV's news blog.