01/26/2012 11:26 am ET Updated Mar 27, 2012

Female Bodyguards In High Demand In China (VIDEO)

Demand for female bodyguards is on the rise in China, as more high-profile women request their presence at events.

About 30 percent of China's millionaires are women, according to Reuters. And with a growing number of celebrities and entrepreneurs asking for female protection, one training camp is focusing on teaching women how to effectively fend off attackers and keep their clients safe.

A full-time female bodyguard can make about $15,000 per year, and one trainee said she views the nontraditional occupation as an opportunity to "break stereotype."

Watch the full report in the Reuters video above.