Women Against Voilence
Stay Calm & Walk On
If you suspect someone s following you or you are being stalked. Stay Calm, don't Run. Try to lead the Stalker to a crowded area. Call someone to pick you up while you wait. It is better to be delayed a bit by being being careful, then not reach home at all.
Miss Congeniality Style
Sandra Bullock shows us a great Technique in the Movie "SING" stands for solar plex, instep, nose, groin. It is always good to remember that everyone has weak point. Where does one get hurt the most? When trying to Kick or Punch aim for the Eyes, Ears, Groin or Neck as there are some of the most weak areas of the Body. Yell Out with all your might. It always works.
Keep it Handy
When you know that your route has a dark street or a empty lane on the way. Keep your Pepper Spray or Miniature Pestle handy. Don't wait for trouble to show up before you start searching for it in your purse with all the other things kept in it.
Use mobile phone to wisely give the feel that you are not alone. when hiring a Taxi, Auto or taking a Bus late at night, text your 4am friend the license plate number or any other details.
Pick your battles
Think about Gandhi. Its great to stand up for yourself in a crowded place. But do not make the mistake of picking up a fight or argument in a lonely area. Its better to walk away than to provoke an attacker.
There is always Strength in Numbers Try not to walk to your car alone in lonely parking lots. Request assistance from Security Guards or other women shoppers to accompany you to the car.
Your Mind is the most important defense system at your disposal. Always be careful when walking or driving alone at night and through lonely places. Keep a family or friend on fast dial about your latest whereabouts. Finally don't take chances. Remember only you can save yourself.