The threat of violence affects women and girls of all ages and backgrounds worldwide. Protect Our Daughters (POD) is a nationwide, simple, concise self-defense program for girls and women, taught by US veterans. The POD training features techniques and tips that give women the basic tools to feel safe, developed by a team of experts.
- In just one hour, participants leave feeling confident and capable of defending themselves.
- The program has the dual benefit of empowering women and raising funds to support veteran’s organizations
Commonly, women are socially conditioned to be non-aggressive and accommodating. This training contradicts that. We are teaching women to take back their own agency, that they have a right and responsibility to make decisions aimed at ensuring their own safety.