Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte holds basic self-defense classes

The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with the Gender and Development Office of the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte to hold basic self-defense classes. The classes were a series of lectures and demos on various martial arts such as karate, taekwondo and wrestling.

The classes took place at the San Nicolas Cultural Center, and there were 30 volunteers. The classes' overall purpose was to equip women with self-defense skills if they ever find themselves in an unsafe situation.