150 women join Basic Self-Defense Course

KUALA SELANGOR, AUG 17:  A total of 150 women participants joined the Basic Women Self Defense Course 2016 at Dewan Sri Siantan, Kuala Selangor District Council (MDKS).

MDKS Yang Dipertua Noraini Roslan said the course is to teach women the importance of self-defense on being attacked.

“News of theft, rape and murder that often appear in newspapers certainly worries society. This has a profound impact on women, who are often the victims.

“Disaster and crime usually happen unexpectedly.  Women usually become victims of strangers and also of people they know, sometimes due to the fact that women are always seen as the weaker gender,” said Noraini.

She said that self-defense training can establish mental and physical endurance besides boosting confidence in cases of emergency.

The course is organided by MDKS. It managed to attract female participants of students and staff of Kuala Selangor District offices.

The briefing was given by Kuala Selangor Police Headquarters Criminal Division Head ASP Ramlee Bakar.

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