The Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment, also known as WISE, is a movement dedicated to teaching young Muslim women self-defense, social entrepreneurship and leadership development. With chapters all across the nation, WISE holds free self-defense classes where Muslim women are able to learn basic moves for fighting back potential attackers. Watch the video above to see the Boston chapter of WISE in action.
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WATCH: Local Muslim Women Learn Self-Defense
August 7, 2017