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Cyclothon on: Human Rights Day Smile Foundation together with JIMS, Rohini bicycled for the Girl Child Rights on Human Rights Day
December 10, 2011
On the occasion of Human Rights Day, Smile Foundation conducted a Cyclothon in association with Jagan Instititute of Management Studies, Rohini. This cyclothon was an initiative of Swabhiman – the girl child and women empowerment programme of Smile Foundation – and was conducted in order to make people aware that girls and women in the country are still not being given their rights. The event saw participation of around 200 bicyclers. Lead actors of Smile Foundation’s feature film I am Kalam, National Award winner Harsh Mayar and Husaan Saad also participated in the cyclothon JIMS have taken this step under their CSR initiative Karmaarth.
Speaking about the initiative Mr. Harish Nandan Sahay – Director, Smile Foundation, said “At Smile Foundation, we work on development initiatives and sensitization initiatives simultaneously. We at Smile believe, that sensitization of people is crucial in getting individual participation in bringing about desired social change. And we keep making such innovative efforts in order to grab attention and individual participation of maximum number of people towards causes like education for children, empowering girls and women, livelihood for youth and healthcare especially for women and children.”