Feminist self-defence workshop @ Smoqua

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Within Smoqua Festival, on Friday, May 18th from 2 pm at Palach (Kruzna 8), a feminist self-defense workshop for women is to be held by Mónica Cano Abadía (Spain).

Monica holds black belt in Oriental Kick Boxing, she is LGBTIQ and Feminist activist, a Doctor in Philosophy, specialized in Western Feminist Theory. And about feminist self-defense she says that it goes beyond learning physical techniques. It reinforces the autonomy of women by enhancing physical, emotional and social security. It is also a way of life that requires mechanisms of prevention, critical analysis of gender-biased social practices, and the creation of networks of sorority.

Since the number of participants in the workshop is limited, the registration is required through e-mail: drustveni_tim@yahoo.com and please write your name, last name and phone number in your application.


Smoqua is a part of flagship Kitchen, Rijeka 2020 - European Capital of Culture.

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Organisers: LORI in collaboration with PaRiterFrom the Citizens to Their CityCenter for Women's Studies (University of Rijeka)

Financial support by: Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture / City of Rijeka / Primorje-Gorski Kotar County / Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Culture / European Commission / Musagetes

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