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Topic : Can anyone share some self defense tips?

It can be a crazy world out there, especially for a single woman. Does anyone have quick tips on staying…


It can be a crazy world out there, especially for a single woman. Does anyone have quick tips on staying safe while living alone in a big city?

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  • Lilian TilleyGyado

    1.) Pray! Pray!! Pray!!!

    2.) Keep a TASER (at home and in your car)

    3.) Buy and Keep PEPPER SPRAYS (at home and in your car)

    4.) Try not to keep late nights

    5.) Find and use alternate routes home as often as possible

    6.) Ensure your doors at home have good locks and can keep you very safe from invaders (changes locks
    immediately they go bad and the use of burglary proof doors is advised)

    7.) Always do a last check before bed (Ensure all doors, windows that can access invaders in are properly locked)

    8.) If you are suddenly woken from sleep at night by a running tap or your generated turned off in your compound, please ignore and go back to sleep (it would be better not to have water to bath the next morning than to be burgled or for your dead body to be found in your compound next morning. Just like it would be better to sleep in the heat or dark than to be hurt for stepping out to the calling rogues) More often than not it is robbers who have come to steal seeking your attention for access into your house. (you can do well to fetch water in your room to secure a bath the next morning and let the running tap out there flow flow flow)

    9.) Keep your windows up at all times while driving, especially in traffic and if possible keep all valuables in your trunk

    10.) Try as much as possible to be cool with your neighbors and security man (if you have any)

  • 1. What should a *woman* do if she finds herself alone in the company of a strange male as she prepares to enter a lift in a High Rise apartment late at night …?????

    Experts Say : Enter the lift ……… If you need to reach the 13th floor, *press all the buttons up to your destination*. No one will dare attack you in a lift that stops on every floor.

    2. What to do if a stranger tries to attack you when you are alone in your house, run into the kitchen.

    Experts Say : You alone know where the *chili powder and turmeric* are kept. And where the knives and plates are. All these can be turned into deadly weapons. If nothing else, start throwing plates and utensils all over. Let them break. *Scream*… Remember that noise is the greatest enemy of a molester. He does not want to be caught.

    3. Taking an Auto or Taxi at Night.

    Experts Say : Before getting into an auto at night, note down its *registration* number. Then use the *mobile* to call your family or friend and pass on the details to them in the language the driver understands. Even if no one answers your call, pretend you are in a conversation. The driver now knows someone has his details and he will be in serious trouble if anything goes wrong. He is now bound to take you home safe and sound. A potential attacker is now your de facto protector.

    4. What if the driver turns into a street he is not supposed too and you feel you are entering a danger zone …

    Experts Say : Use the *handle* of your purse or your stole (dupatta) to wrap around his neck and pull him back. Within seconds, he will feel choked and helpless. In case you don’t have a purse or stole just pull him back by his *collar*. The top button of his shirt would then do the same trick.

    5. If you are stalked at night …

    Expert Say : enter a shop or a house and explain your predicament. If it is night and shops are not open, go inside an *ATM box*. ATM centers always have close circuit television. Fearing identification, no one will dare attack you.

    After all, being mentally alert is the greatest weapon you can ever have.

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