There has been a steady rise in the number of domestic violence cases reported to the Royal Malaysian Police.
There were 5014 cases reported in 2015 and the number rose to 5796 cases in 2016.
In UMMC Emergency Department, 36 cases were registered in 2015 and this number rose to 89 cases in 2016.
In view of this alarming trend, the UMMC Emergency Department is taking an initiative to raise awareness regarding Domestic Violence amongst members of the public. The department has selected 27 October 2018, to organize a 5KM run against Domestic Violence at Stadium UM Arena, University Malaya. This run with the theme to”Break the Silence” aims to stop: Domestic Violence” in our community and thus promote peace in our own families, homes and society.
The objectives of the event is:
i. To raise awareness among the public on ”Domestic Violence ”.
ii. Providing information on how, when and where victim can seek help.
iii. Encourage, inspire and motivate people of all ages to improve their mental and physical health through exercise and participation in runs for a cause.
This event is co-organized by the Department of Emergency Medicine in UMMC (University of Malaya Medical Centre) and the Nursing Club of UMMC.
|A - Male Open||5KM||RM55.00|
|B - Female Open||5KM||RM55.00|
|C - Male UM & COHES Students||5KM||RM55.00|
|D - Female UM & COHES Students||5KM||RM55.00|
Closing date for registration: 11 September 2018
By participating in this event, each runner will be provided with:
- A race T-shirt
- A finisher's Medal
- A certificate of Participation
- A running bip
There will be many exhibitions during the event, such as a Zumba exhibition and many more! Also, all runners can stand a chance to win special prizes in the lucky draw session!
Here are the prizes for the winners of each category:
1st Place: RM500
2nd Place: RM400
3rd Place: RM200
4th Place: RM100
5th Place: RM100
6th to 10th Place: Mystery gifts
For enquiries, please contact:
Ms Azizah: 016-3705971
Ms Normazia: 013-6153324
Mr Hisham: 018-9720155
Office number: 03-79492520