2,000 children in the 2-10 age group ran a `marathon` against child abuse. Photo: JKSports Council Twitter.
The`marathon` was organised by the Samagra Shiksha and the J&K Sports Council in collaboration with the Jammu University and FM Radio Mirchi at the varsity campus.
The Samagra Shiksha is a government initiative for a holistic approach to education.
K. Vijay Kumar and Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, advisors to state Governor attended the function and pointed to the vulnerability of 2-10 years children to child abuse.
He also stressed the importance of physical fitness.
"The first step to end the child abuse is to spread awareness and educate people on this.
They urged stakeholders to continue the momentum built by the event and eradicate the evil of child abuse from society.
If your child is suffering from trauma or extreme psychosocial deprivation, then s/he is at risk of developing stomach issues later which could affect the brain and behaviour, finds a new study.
It was the second such incident at the event in England and Wales, after a banner was flown over the same ground in Leeds during last week's match between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Asia’s football chief and FIFA’s second-in-command Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa skipped his re-election to a fresh four-year term on Saturday after the death of his mother.
Police have banned the march in the city's Kowloon district, citing concerns over public safety, and a court on Saturday said the destination of the march - the main railway interchange with mainland China - could be attacked and vandalised.
Trump announced a rare backtrack Saturday night after facing accusations that he was using the presidency to enrich himself by hosting the international summit at a private resort owned by his family.
Chileans angry over social and economic issues clashed with security forces for a second day Saturday despite a state of emergency declared to quell the worst violence in years in one of Latin America's most stable countries.