Many Visually impaired women are often victim of sexual harassment in their daily life. In the street, in the public transport, at their work, and in a lot of other public places, they are suffering from sexual harassment without having the ability to struggle against it.
Prayatna Nepal has conducted self-defense named fight back training for 8 visually impaired women from February 22-March 4 to fight against this suffering issue.
That Fight Back training offers different techniques:
- Boosting one’s confidence through voice and words
- Mastering basic defense and offence techniques such as strike, using daily objects as defense tools (umbrellas, canes, mobile phones etc), and getting to know their body and vulnerabilities
- Dealing with sexual harassment, being able to say “no”, finding help, communication methods