DLSA to observe World Elder Abuse awareness week

Secretary District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Bandipora Iqbal Ahmad Akhoon Saturday chaired a meeting to finalize the arrangements for observance of UN World Elder Abuse Awareness week from June 11.

The meeting was attended by officers and officials of various departments who gave their suggestions for the smooth conduct of the activities to be carried out during the week.

Secretary DLSA said that during the week people across the district will be made aware of the sacrifices of the elders in bringing up the generation by organizing events to share information and promoting resources and services that can help increase seniors’ safety and well-being.

He said a range of events will be organised during the week across the district to mobilize community action and engage people in discussions on how to promote dignity and respect of older adults.