Defense Divas® Pink Ink Self-Defense & Safety Awareness blog is designed to provide valuable self defense tips and techniques, prevention education and safety awareness knowledge that will educate, equip and empower women evade being vulnerable to physical, mental, sexual and emotional abuse.

Exposing Domestic Violence Patterns | The Cycle Of Abuse
There is a pattern. A very predictable pattern. It’s called The Cycle of Abuse. Understanding how these toxic relationships operate and...
10 Safety Tips for Travelling Abroad
There are tons of articles online that cover conventional travel safety tips. Here’s 10 from Defense Divas® that you probably...
How To Spot Human And Sex Trafficking In Your Community
Seven years ago, I was handed a book by a friend of mine with some urgency and importance. I looked...
Is He Dangerous? 10 Things To Look For In His Personality
Save time and stay safe by looking for these 10 early warning signs that the new guy you're dating may...
Pepper Spray. Mace. What's the Difference?
We use the terms pepper spray and mace interchangeably, but is there a difference? Learn all about pepper spray, mace...
15 Date Rape Prevention Tips
Follow these simple dating safety tips to avoid being a date rape victim. Defense Divas shares some surprisingly simple and...
8 Simple Beach Theft Safety Tips
With school letting out and family vacations scheduled, let’s take a look at 8 simple tips to prevent beach theft...
Convicted Muggers Tell How To Avoid Being A Victim
This NBC Today report gives a chilling but insightful look into how convicted muggers select their targets and how you...
15 Tips To Stay Safe At The ATM
Of course, ATM’s were designed for our fast-paced lives. However, don’t be in such a hurry that you neglect a...
The Groin Kick. A Girl’s Best Friend.
Without a doubt, the best self-defense technique for a woman to use when attacked by a man is the groin...
The 4 E’s of Self-Defense
Self-defense techniques should meet these four requirements for everyday life implementation. Easy to learn. Easy to recall. Easy for any...
Online Dating Safety
Online dating is a great way to meet a variety of people from the comfort of your couch. Make sure...
Outdoor Active Lifestyle Safety Tips
In light of the recent kidnapping and murder of school teacher and runner, Eliza Fletcher, it is more important now...
Victim Selection Through The Eyes of A Rapist
Find out what a panel of convicted rapists look for when picking a victim and apply that inside information to...
Stun Guns 101 – A Crash Course in Electrical Self Defense
Stun guns and tasers are both electrical self-protection devices, but they are very different in form and function. Learn and...
What Pepper Spray Feels Like
Self-defense mace and pepper sprays are extremely effective choices to protect yourself. In this article, we dive into exactly what...
How To Use Pepper Spray Effectively
Carrying pepper spray is one thing. Knowing how to use it effectively is another. Follow these tips to ensure you...
The Kubotan. What It is. And Why You Need One.
Learn what a kubotan is and how to use one. This simple and inexpensive device could save your life and...
There’s An App For That! Apps To Keep You Safe
These personal safety apps allow you to easily stay connected with your friends and let them know if you are...
13 Simple Things To Burglar Proof Your Home
When we think of home safety tips, we think of the obvious: Have your lights on timers when you are...

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