You are probably going to think this is a joke. I did. “No way would anything this stupid be passed off in seriousness,” I thought.

Then, ever so sadly, I found out that it was. I say “unintentional” because they weren’t kidding here.

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Finnish Broadcasting Company, Finland’s public broadcasting channel, released this video on how to protect one’s self from rapists.

Go ahead. Try not to laugh. See if you can help it.

I sure couldn’t.

Here’s a higher resolution of the video from YLE’s official facebook page.


Yes. Because women aren’t legally allowed to really protect themselves in these countries, as was recently highlighted when a Danish teen was fined for pepper spraying a would-be rapist.

Okay, so let’s go over it again…

In order to not be raped according to Finnish police and public broadcasting, women should wear oven mitts in public and practice the Hadoken move from the Street Fighter video games?


Got it.


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Melissa Dykes is a writer, researcher, and analyst for The Daily Sheeple and a co-creator of Truthstream Media with Aaron Dykes, a site that offers teleprompter-free, unscripted analysis of The Matrix we find ourselves living in. Melissa also co-founded Nutritional Anarchy with Daisy Luther of The Organic Prepper, a site focused on resistance through food self-sufficiency. Wake the flock up!