Olympic boxer Mary Kom is working to make women feel safe on the streets again, in a country where assaults on females is widespread and under-reported. Kom has provided Indian women tips on how to fend off attackers by launching a smartphone app and text service.
The five-time world champion has also launched a self-defense camp for women and hopes all women in India will soon be able to access her advice. “Most of the women are really happy and excited to learn something,” she says.
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Olympic boxer Mary Kom is working to make women feel safe on the streets again,…
by Personal Defense World / Jan 15, 2014