Sanette Smit is the team captain of registered NGO STAY SAFE (NPO no:164 -259), a safety awareness and empowerment initiative for women and girls. Smit, author of The South African Woman’s Guide to Self Defence, is a respected karate and self-defence practitioner with 40 years of experience. She has dedicated her life to the empowerment of girls and women; spends many of her days teaching self-defence skills in disadvantaged communities and has conducted thousands of interviews with rape survivors over the years
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