Women Guidance Cell, Committee against sexual harassment &Women Rights Commission Cells of K.S.Hegde Medical Academy jointly organised a program ‘SWARAKSHA’ on women’s self defence technique on 18th July 2016. The program was conducted by Mrs. Shobhalatha Kateel and Mr.Karthik Kateel, mother-son duo, dedicated to the cause of women’s self defence against sexual harassments. They demonstrated simple and effective techniques that could be used by women against antecedents of men with ulterior motives in several situations. The demonstration was followed by an interaction session. Nearly 150 ladies staff and students participated in the program.