Millions of people perform their daily routines in not so desirable places and are perceived as easy targets for criminals. While the idea of screaming out for help sounds promising, self-defence is one of the ways to help oneself in a sticky situation. But how does one defending herself?

The Wits All Styles Karate Club held its annual female self-defence class on Wednesday in hope of raising awareness of the importance of self-defence. Wits Vuvuzela joined in.