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Indian village school girls demonstrate the self-defense techniques learnt from Indian Border Security Force (BSF) women personnel in Ballaharwal, near the India-Pakistan border, some 40 km from Amritsar, India, 11 August 2014. In the wake increasing crime against women in the country, the school girls were given a training for 2 weeks by the BSF women personnel.

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Indian village school girls demonstrate the self-defence techniques that they learnt from Indian Border Security Force women personnel in Ballaharwal, near the border with Pakistan, some 40km from Amritsar, India.

Nepalese children practice self defense training as part of their Taekwondo and Karate class, early morning in Kathmandu, Nepal, 02 May 2013.  More than 50 children aged between seven to 15 years old get Karate and Taekwondo classes at a community ground in Kathmandu.

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Nepalese children practise self defence training as part of their taekwondo and karate class in Kathmandu, Nepal. More than 50 children aged between seven and 15 years old receive karate and taekwondo classes at a community ground in the city.