Over 2000 kids to take part in Marathon on ‘child rights’ on Mar 24 at Jammu University

In a bid to aware children and their parents of their rights, protection besides child abuse, a marathon is being organised on March 24 here at University of Jammu.
“A marathon is being organised having little stars be our participants on March 24 at Jammu University grounds,” Sarmad Hafeez, Commissioner Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir Department of Youth Services and Sports here told UNI.
He said, “idea behind this initiative was to make people aware about children regarding the problems they face in their growing stage vis-a-vis promoting them towards sports activities.”
Mr Hafeez said that the children in the age group of 5 to 12 will be the participants in the event, adding, “the marathon is expected to witness a participation of nearly 2000 children from Jammu district and it will definitely provide information and aware parents about the child behaviour and their activities.”
Awareness on Child Abuses, Child Rights and Child Protection, is the idea behind holding this marathon, said the officer.

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