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Bangalore Times: Is India really a safe place for women? Franklin Joseph quotes…
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Bangalore Times: Is India really a safe place for women? Franklin Joseph quotes…

And these images change the way women are being perceived, says Franklin Joseph, who conducts workshops to empower women. "When a family watches a film in which a man beats up a woman, and a father has no issues watching it, the son gets a subconscious message that it's OK for him to commit the same acts. Motheusually have no say on the matter and the silence is proof of the power of the man," says Franklin. (more…)
Times of India Newspaper: Krav Maga: Women executives new weapon for self defence
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Times of India Newspaper: Krav Maga: Women executives new weapon for self defence

Times of India Newspaper "Twist and turn...straight punch" — an instructor barks out these ordein a room full of women learning to kick and punch their way out of trouble. It's a place where young female professionals are undergoing training in Krav Maga, the lethal Israeli martial art through Franklin Joseph. With an alarming rise in crime against women professionals, many firms have started offering self-defence training courses to their female employees. (more…)
Times of India Newspaper: Women besieged: How to make it a safer world for women
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Times of India Newspaper: Women besieged: How to make it a safer world for women

Times of India Bangalore : Women have been pulled, punched and abused in front of a paralysed public in the heart of town over the last 10 days. It didn't matter what you wore: salwar kameez or a spaghetti top. Random violence had made Bangalore ask urgently: `How do we combat this menace?' The most practical and effective is a community-oriented response. Human rights organizations, women's organizations, student unions, teacher bodies, social organizations, lawyers' collectives like Alternative Law Forum should band with the police to offer a solution. (more…)
Times of India Newspaper: Bangalore learns to tackle terror
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Times of India Newspaper: Bangalore learns to tackle terror

Times of India, Frontpage Fighting Back First introduced in New Delhi five years ago, Krav Maga teaches Israeli self-defence skills against armed street attacks and muggings, home assaults, car thefts and attacks. It was introduced in Bangalore last years and over 75 citizens have enrolled for the course. Anti-terror training capsule, designed by New Delhi-based Vicky Kapoor, director and chief instructor of International Krav Maga Federation, India, is the first of its kind in India. (more…)
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