Tips from the Safety Chick

Kathleen Baty calls herself the Safety Chick. She has made it her mission to get women to think smart about keeping safe. Baty found her calling after being stalked for eight years by a former acquaintance who eventually attempted to kidnap her at knifepoint. After an 11-hour police standoff, Baty escaped. She was determined never to be a victim again. Her book A Girl's Gotta Do What a Girl's Gotta Do (Rodale) offers plans for staying safe while working, shopping, traveling, surfing the Net or going on a date. To avoid being dosed with a date-rape drug, she advises, keep your...

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