Wen Do in Sheshatshui

What was supposed to be a Wen-Do demo in a grade 8 class in Sheshatshui, Newfoundland and Labrador, quickly turned it into an opportunity to facilitate a conversation about consent, being the boss of your body and your choices, and working…

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Watch the iconic Fighting Back video

More than fifteen years ago, Brent Choi and his ad agency worked with the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre to make a PSA about violence against women. A staff member at the centre had expressed frustration because women and girls were…

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Successful crowdfunding creates Muslim Women’s Fund

The Muslim Women’s Fund is the product of a crowdfunding campaign organized by Wen-Do Instructor, Arij Elmi, in the fall of 2015. Over 40 supporters across the US and Canada donated to this LaunchGood campaign in response to the rise of…

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UTM women learn the Wen-Do way

Female-oriented self-defence workshop taught awareness, avoidance, and action By Assia Messaoudi for The Medium There were flyers around campus and posts on social media saying, “Wen-Do is a program designed for women by women.” I walked into the Faculty Club…

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Spark Your Sass, Kick Some Ass

By Kris G. Hamlyn for Secret East “The Oldest Women’s Self Defence Organization in Canada” is a status that not only speaks to the credibility and effectiveness of Wen-Do as a Women’s Self Defence form, but also to it’s relevancy and importance…

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Embracing My Duality – Wen Do Self-Defense!

From the Canadian Council of Muslim Women Thrilled as any girl would be to attend a self-defense class I was really excited to learn some kick-ass moves through our Wen-Do Self Defense Class on Feb 28th, 2014. Laura, our awesome…

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