Camp for children who are victims of militancy

Forty children from Jammu and Kashmir whose parents were killed in militant violence would participate in a peace camp in Dehradun along with students from Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Updated: Nov 07, 2011, 16:45 PM IST

Jammu: Forty children from Jammu and Kashmir
whose parents were killed in militant violence would
participate in a peace camp in Dehradun along with students
from Pakistan and Afghanistan.

The exercise is aimed at promoting inter-cultural and
inter-faith dialogue among children, a a spokesman
of Borderless World Foundation (BWF) said on Monday, adding it
would be a platform to build peace dialogue for students from
the three countries.

The three-day camp starting November 12 would be held at
Bija Vidhyapeeth- School for Earth Democracy.

The camp is being organised by New Delhi-based
organisation Standing Together To Enable Peace (STEP) in
collaboration with Formation Awareness and Community
Empowerment Society (FACES), Pakistan.

BWF is a Pune-based NGO which is running four orphanages
for children affected by militancy in Kashmir Valley and Jammu
city for the past over one decade.

PTI