“Warrior chants rang from the center of Gumbiner Park in the East Village early Saturday afternoon, where three long rows of women, each woman wielding a wooden stick, maneuvered in unison.”
In this article and video published in the Long Beach Post, womxn and girls train to protect their bodies from violence, while healing from sexual assault and trauma.
“The best way to reduce female victimhood is to teach methods of prevention and self-defense. The current moment is precious, but fragile. #MeToo can be the beginning of a sustained civil rights movement to free woman from the currently pervasive threat of sexual assault” - Allen Frances, MD.
In this article published in the Huffington Post, psychiatrist Dr. Allen Frances speaks with Survival Arts Director Jamie Yancovitz about the #MeToo movement and what women can do in response to sexual assault.