12 year old girl fights off attacker
12 year old girl fights off
The Girls’ Self Defence Project
congratulates the 12 year old girl in Lower Hutt who
successfully fought off an attack and attempted abduction
last night. “Her courageous response to this attack is
very impressive” said Project spokeswoman Alison Broad.
“From our understanding of what happened, she did
everything right. She fought off the attacker and escaped
to safety. It appears she was also able to give a clear
description of the offender.”
The Girls’ Self
Defence Project has taught self defence to thousands of
girls in the Wellington area, including the Hutt, over the
past 17 years. “We strongly believe in the importance of
women and girls in our communities being taught how to keep
safe from violence and abuse” said Ms Broad.
is always disturbing to hear of any attacks on girls and
young women. But it is a relief to hear when girls and
women successfully thwart the attack” said Ms Broad.
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