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Self-defense class

Date ca. 1988
Dimensions Image: 12 15/16 x 19 1/8 in. (32.9 x 48.6 cm)
Paper: 16 x 19 15/16 in. (40.6 x 50.6 cm)
Mount (with mat): 28 3/4 x 24 3/8 in. (73 x 61.9 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver

National self-defense course used men to play the role of rapists and violent partners. The women are taught strategies for fighting back effectively. But women best fight back when they act independently and take responsibility, not only for their lives, but for the safety and sanity of their children.

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Gift of the Gang Family Fund, 2003

Feedback Accession No. 465.2003