As a woman I feel I am more of a target than a man would be. I feel that I would be somewhat defenseless in a situation when a male attacker would be bigger and stronger than me or if there were more than one. I have taken a basic self-defense class that has given me insight on how to defend myself as well as how to not stand out as a victim. However, I don’t feel any self-defense tactics can fend off an attacker as well as a gun can. See the story below.