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Wen-Do: Women's Self Defence for Women with Disabilities

The Centre for Independent Living in Toronto and the Anne Johnston Health Station 


Wen-Do: Women's Self Defence
for Women with Disabilities


“Everybody has the right to live free from violence and the threat of violence”

  • § learn simple, effective physical self-defence techniques
  • § explore verbal self defence - reasoning, confronting, using surprise, and more...
  • § discuss issues of violence against women and girls in a supportive setting
  • § and share inspiring real-life stories of resistance! (


Wen-Do Workshop
Date: for five consecutive Thursdays, starting October 4 through to November 4, 2012. Participants MUST be available to attend all 5 workshops.

Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
2398 Yonge St. (Yonge St. & Montgomery Ave.)   

Instructor: Deb Chard

  • § This event is wheelchair accessible and promotes a scent-free environment. Attendant services provided. Other accessibility accommodations


  • § RSVP required by September 30, 2012. To register, please contact Melanie Moore at: 416-599-2458 extension 222 or by e-mail at:
  •  Limit of 15 participants

Funding support provided by Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) , Independent Living Canada, City  of Toronto, United Way Toronto.

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