OFWS IN JORDAN LEARN BASIC SELF DEFENSE STRATEGIES AS PART OF THE 18-DAY CAMPAIGN TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Pursuant to Republic Act 10398 providing for the observance of the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women, the Embassy of the Philippines in Amman organized a Free Self-Defense Workshop for Women on 11 December 2015, Friday, at Pro Dojo Martial Arts Studio in Amman. 

 

Twenty (20) Filipinas participated in the two-hour basic self-defense workshop.  They learned simple and effective ways on how to defend themselves against harassment, attacks, and rape.  Pro-Dojo professional mixed martial arts instructors, Ms. Irish Villanueva and Mr. Fadi Hananiah, shared various techniques and tips on self-defense.

 

The participants appreciated Post’s initiative and were enthusiastic to improve their newly acquired skills by enrolling in various self-defense classes in Amman.

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