Crimes against women have been increasing rapidly. Women are asked to stay in and men roam freely, eve tease and harass women. But today, women can’t stay home. They have various responsibilities for which they are required to go out. Instead of depending upon men to change their attitudes, women must be prepared to handle such situations and be cautious.
So, following are some tips that can help you stay safe:
1. Be aware
A lot of young girls aren’t aware of good touch and bad touch, crimes that take place and bad intentions of people. Such knowledge should be given to women at an early age.
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2. Be prepared
You must, always have plans and accessories that can help you escape the place. Keep pepper spray, powders, small knife and scarfs with you everytime.
3. Learn self defence
Self defence is something every human must learn, whether it be men or women. You never know who may need your punch or kick.
4. Trust your instincts
Many times, our instincts already tell us that something is not fine. But yet, we tend to ignore it or feel like it can’t happen. We must, trust our voice more than anything. It can really save us from an evil.
5. Don’t trust everyone
You must not judge a book by its cover. Which also means that you shouldn’t make your opinion about someone by their looks. You never know what he or she is from within.
6. Inform your loved ones
Let your family and friends know where are you leaving for, along with whom and when you’ll return. It can help them be aware and in keeping you safe. You can also inform them about number of car or vehicle you are travelling by.