Arming Sisters Campaign Seeks to Teach Self-Defense to Indigenous Women

Patricia Stein ( Twitter ) , a Lakota woman currently living in Egypt, has launched a new crowd funded project aimed at teaching self defense skills to women. Her plan is to travel across North America teaching self defense.

As she states in the video below, one in three native women will be raped, two in five will be victims of domestic violence and three in five will be assaulted. The majority of the time, they are victimized by non-natives.

You can read more about Stein's work in Egypt in this piece by the CBC's Nahlah Ayed. Visit ArmingSisters.com to learn more about the campaign and donate. If you're unaware of it, you might also check out  Amnesty International's campaign No More Stolen Sisters.


[via BoingBoing]
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