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As part of a university initiative to reduce risk and promote safety, 10 Northern Illinois University employees were recently added to an interdisciplinary team when they were certified by Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) to teach women’s self-defense. The new instructors represent Intercollegiate Athletics, Human Resources, Health Enhancement and the NIU Police Department, adding to the...
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One in three women is the victim of a sexual assault. One in five women is the victim of attempted or completed sexual assault while in college. These statistics demonstrate the importance of educating and training women to avoid situations when possible and defend themselves when necessary. Female students, staff and faculty are invited to...
Lesley Rigg
It might take years to become a martial arts master, but it takes only 90 minutes to learn how to combat personal violence. NIU students, faculty and staff are invited to Founders Memorial Library at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, for a women-focused self-defense seminar. Lesley Rigg, associate professor of geography and a black belt in karate,...