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Mexico Pt2: Women take to self-defence classes to defend themselves

Mexico Pt2:  Women take to self-defence classes to defend themselves
 
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In Mexico, self-defense lessons are becoming increasingly popular among women. Providing more than just physical techniques, they address the reality of living as a woman in a country where they face increasing violence.  In the second report of a 4 part series, Alix Hardy went to a class in Mexico to meet the women who have decided to take their own security in charge. Click the 'play' button above to listen or subscribe to our podcast by searching 'RFI international report'.


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