#GoodRead | Jordan's first self-defence centre for women boosts fight for rights

by Issa Mahasneh and Addy Al Da'jeh [GFDL or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons

by Issa Mahasneh and Addy Al Da'jeh [GFDL or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"Jordan's first self-defence centre for women boosts fight for rights":

Human rights lawyers give lectures at the centre – which charges 70 Jordanian dollars (£68) a month – to help women understand their rights and how to report incidents to the police. The SheFighter team, which includes more than 12 coaches, visit schools in Amman to increase awareness of harassment and domestic violence and to teach self-defence.

Read Mona Mahmood's full article at The Guardian here…