self-protection

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self-protection

STD The obligation one has to oneself to prevent the transmission of an infection–eg, HIV; SP assumes that the other partner may not disclose HIV status, and if one engages in consensual sexual activity, caveat emptor. See Contributory negligence, Negotiated safety, Sexual responsibility.
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We know that learning self-defense reduces women's risk of assault.
Local residents counter that self-defense groups, which have been formed in about one-third of the state, are necessary because federal authorities have been ineffective in eradicating the drug cartel, which continues to make life miserable for many residents.
The appointment is widely seen as reflecting Abe's intention to lift Japan's self-imposed ban on engaging in collective self-defense in an expedient way, that is, simply by changing the government's interpretation of Japan's constitution instead of amending the constitution itself.
I will tell you that I was very impressed with not just the cooperation, but really the operational capabilities that they (the Japanese Self-Defense Forces) are starting to bring together," said Brig.
system: Tonfa, stick, self-defense, close protection and professional methods, as well as a sample of potential defense techniques against various attacks: grips, kick and punch, knife, stick, bat.
This Article considers one such issue: the relationship between the prohibition of the threat of force and the international law governing self-defense.
intended to completely codify self-defense law; (86) and its terms are
Dealers continue to report increased demand for firearms associated with home and personal defense, and say lots of customers are buying their first guns and other self-defense products.
Article, I agree with and build upon a formulation of self-defense (and,
About 20 Maritime Self-Defense Force members who engage in P-3C aircraft operations departed from Narita airport along with 15 Ground Self-Defense Force members who will guard the aircraft at Djibouti international airport.
In this connection, it is proposed to amend the Article 36 on self-defense, thus abolishing criminal responsibility of those who cause harm, as a self-defense, to health of a person who illegally invades their house.
A self-defense expert and motivational speaker, Avital overcame the trauma of an assault, leading her to re-define self-defense.