Violence Against Women and Self Defense

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Self-defense instructors Lauren Taylor and Sarah T discuss the importance of self-defense.

    Lauren Taylor

    Lauren Taylor has taught self-defense for more than 20 years, and is certified by the National Women’s Martial Arts Federation. She's taught thousands of women, teens, children and men in the Washington, DC, area, and specializes in teaching survivors of abuse and assault, LGBT people, and people with disabilities. Sarah T of 5 Smooth Stones self-defense has been teaching conflict resolution and self defense since 1995. Most of her hundreds of students are teenagers in high-crime environments and women survivors of abusive relationships.