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Angie M. Tarighi is the CEO & Founder of Women's Self-Defense Institute and has been teaching women's self-defense programs for over 20 years. She is a tireless advocate of self-reliance and responsibility, encouraging women to actively protect life through awareness and education.

With the help of WSDI, women replace fear with skills, knowledge and confidence.

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Dec 04, 2017

10 Security Flaws Thieves Prey On

We are going to share the top 10 security flaws that most people overlook or take for granted. These are sure indicators for a criminal that says, "come on in, the house is yours."

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Oct 27, 2017

Women Shouldn't Have to Change Behavior to Avoid Sexual Assault

Video - Women Shouldn't Have to Change Behavior to Avoid Sexual Assault

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Oct 20, 2017

Politicians and Rape

The things our politicians say about Rape

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May 24, 2017

Sexual Violence in K-12 Schools

Terrifying Report Reveals That Sexual Violence at School Begins Long Before College

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Mar 08, 2017

International Women's Day 2017

March 8th is International Women's Day - Be Bold for Change

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Dec 27, 2016

A Simple P.L.A.N. for Successful New Year's Resolutions

Learn to successfully implement your New Year's Resolution.

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Dec 05, 2016

5 Reasons for Women to Take a Self Defense Course

As a group, we continue to deny the need for our own self-protection, relying instead on arguments that someone should be protecting us. Here are 5 reasons for women to take a self defense course.

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Nov 21, 2016

Courts Are Jailing Victims of Sexual Assault

Courts are fining and jailing victims of domestic violence if they do not help law enforcement prosecute their alleged abusers.

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Jan 29, 2013


Most people believe that crime just happens. What they don't realize is that crime is a process. If you understand the process, you can greatly reduce and/or mitigate your chances of becoming

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Oct 05, 2012

October is Domestic Violence Month

October is Domestic-Violence-Month

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