Date: January 12, 2020
"There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women".- Kofi Annan.
Keeping up with the spirit, members of Team Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, IIT Roorkee organized a Self Defense camp in village Puranpur on January 12, 2020. The event took place in Ambedkar Bhawan, the community hall of the village. In the Defense camp, students from classes 8th to 10th of Scholar's Academy Puranpur were taught Self defense techniques by Taekwando team of IITR.
They were taught how to react to several different situations. The team members also spread awareness among teachers and students about how to protect themselves and others in emergency situations. Students also learned about how to drop of different types of holds and also how to punch and kick as self defense. The team demonstrated how we can solve problems on an individual scale just requires a little effort and dedication.