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Karate champion Aparna Rajawat teaches self-defence, legal rights to 1.5 lakh women

She began the "Pink Belt Mission" in India for the sake of women's safety that has impacted the lives of over 1,50,000 women by providing education, empowerment, and safety. 

Karate champion Aparna Rajawat teaches self-defence with her ‘Pink Belt Mission’ initiative. She is also benefiting women by educating them about legal rights and helping them gain legal strength.

Aparna Rajawat, the founder of Pink Belt Mission and motivational speaker, holds the Guinness World Record for “Most Self-Defense Training for Women” and is an international medalist in Martial Arts.

Karate champion Aparna Rajawat teaches self-defence

Image: Aparna Rajawat/Instagram

She began the “Pink Belt Mission” in India for the sake of women’s safety that has impacted the lives of over 1,50,000 women by providing education, empowerment, and safety.

She claims that young girls and women should be taught self-defence as well as educate about legal rights.

Aparna Rajawat was born in Agra’s conservative Rajput family. Where she witnessed that she and her sisters were treated differently when compared to her two brothers. She also witnessed male. dominance at schools too.

Aparna’s journey in athletic career 

Her professional athletics career was ended due to an injury suffered in a road accident. Aparna, who has a master’s degree in English literature and business administration worked as a tour manager in London. She claims it was eye-opening to see how confidently women walked about in society, which was a far cry from what she had seen growing up.

Aparna Rajawat is a 16-time women’s martial arts champion who initiated The Pink Belt Mission intending to educate women through self-defence, legal rights, and mental strength training.

Aparna has thus continued to find a chord of familiarity with women. She also had won her first medal at the Agra District Karate Championship when she was just 9 years old and has recognized as a star competitor.

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The Pink Belt Mission

Image: Aparna Rajawat/Facebook

The Pink Belt Mission foundation has taught self-defence methods to over 15000 women. Aparna has trained a group of young people across villages and cities to raise awareness among women.

Following her success, Hollywood director John McCrite decided to make a documentary film about her life.

Her unwavering dedication to putting a concrete solution to the challenges that women face has won her the admiration of millions. Director John McCrite noticed her efforts and directed the feature documentary “Pink Belt Mission.

Aparna’s excellent services and contributions in making India a better place for women are illustrated in the film. The premiere of the film took place at the Jaipur International Film Festival.

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