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.
Children numbering up to 484 who have been exposed to abuse are being protected and provided care by Sharjah School Service Department.
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.
Increasing tremors on a volcanic island in New Zealand have hampered efforts by authorities to recover the bodies of eight people thought to be left on the island, two days after it erupted, engulfing dozens of tourists in steam and hot ash.
Qatar was represented at the Gulf summit by the country’s prime minister
The UAE has made significant progress in its mission to empower women in the workforce across various sectors and the nation’s women can today be classified as role models for the rest of the world.