Girls In Delhi School Learn Self-defence Tactics Under Special Police Initiative

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Under the Delhi Police's 'Self Defence Training' programme, 300 girls of the city's Mater Dei School in Tilak Marg received self-defence training by cops

Written By Shubhayan Bhattacharya | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Under the Delhi Police's 'Self Defence Training' programme, 300 girls of the city's Mater Dei School in Tilak Marg received self-defence training by cops.The official handle of DCP New Delhi tweeted the video of girls training martial arts under a supervisor. Such sessions are held every Sunday in various school campuses across the national capital.

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Last week, the police held the training session in Gole Market's NP Bengali Senior Secondary School where 100 girls were imparted with self-defence skills. The pictures were also shared on Twitter. Such initiatives are being taken as rising crimes against women has become a major thorn in the national capital's reputation.

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Cops train women in self-defence

According to the website of Delhi Police's Special Police Unit for Women and Children, the programme provides self-defence training to groups of women and adolescent girls at their doorstep if they manage to create a group of 40-50 women of any age group. If the group is small they are invited to the SPUWAC office for a 10-day-long Self Defense training program. The unit also organises summer and winter camps across the city at various locations.

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