Forum for Human Rights and Justice (FHRJ) on 27 May 2015 organised a Marathon named as Ajanmi Beti Ke liye Daud (Protecting the Unborn Girl) in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The objective of this Marathon is to save girl child and arrest the declining sex ratio in the hill state.
Himachal is one among the ten worst states wherein sex ratio is worst. It has a child sex ratio of 906 against 1000 females.
The districts of Himachal with worst sex ratio are Una (875), Kangra (876), Hamirpur (887), Solan (899) and Bilaspur (900).
Districts with sex ration above 900 are Mandi (916), Shimla (925), Sirmaur (928), Chamba 953, Kullu have 962, Kinnuar have 963. Only Lahaul Spiti has a higher sex ratio of 1033.
Through the run, FHRJ tried to make people aware and mobilize them to join hands for a new beginning.
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When: 27 May 2015