89.1 WEMU

Self Defense Against Rape and Assault

Ypsilanti, MI – Violent crime in Washtenaw County increased 59 percent in 2008, the last year for which statistics are available. Included in that figure are 65 rapes and attempted rapes. That's 10 more than in 2007.
A group of women at Eastern Michigan University is taking steps to be prepared should they find themselves under attack. Hear more from WEMU's Danny Hopkins.