Advocating the Rights of Children (ARC) Advocating the Rights of Children (ARC), is a non-profit, Non-Governmental Organization, registered in December 2009, with a Mission to protect and promote the rights and well-being of children in the Maldives. ARC’s Vision is to make Maldives a society where every child has the support they need to be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve. ARC has launched several awareness campaigns including Road and Internet Safety for children, Health and Nutrition, as well as Child Continue reading

There are several things that you need to remember to do before, during and after the race that will make the experience much easier. The following 6tips will help you to be prepared for the race, stay focused during the race and finish the race strong. 1. Practice Once you have decided to enter Dhiraagu Road race your next step is to begin practicing. Don’t show up the day of the race not having trained your body. You could end Continue reading

Application All interested NGOs are encouraged to send in an application to dmrr@dhiraagu.com.mv before 2359 hrs on 16 July 2016 to register for Dhiraagu Maldives Road Race. To be endorsed as a registered NGO for Dhiraagu Maldives Road Race, the application should meet the following criteria; 1)      A brief overview/profile of the NGO 2)      A declaration expressing whether Child Protection is a focus area and is part of the overall objectives for the NGO. 3)      A brief summary of practical actions taken Continue reading

Prizes   10k Category Rank Cash Prize for Male and Female categories Details Open 1 MVR 10,000 Cash Prize, Trophy & Medal 2 MVR 8,000 Cash Prize 3 MVR 6,000 Cash Prize 5k Category Rank Cash Prize for Male and Female categories Details Open 1 MVR 6,000 Cash Prize, Trophy & Medal 2 MVR 4,000 Cash Prize & Medal 3 MVR 2,000 Cash Prize & Medal Above 45 1 MVR 6,000 Cash Prize, Trophy & Medal 2 MVR 4,000 Cash Continue reading

Dhiraagu Maldives Road Race (DMRR) (“Event”) is organised by Dhiraagu (“Event Organizer”) with the full support of the Maldives Athletic Association and is registered in AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races). By signing up for DMRR 2015, the participant agrees that the Event Organizer  can post the registration details upon registration and the full race results on the website after the race. The Event Organizer reserves the right to modify or substitute any of these rules and regulations Continue reading

What is child abuse? Child abuse is more than sexual and physical abuse, which leave behind visible scars. Neglect, emotional and verbal abuse can be just as damaging and also leave, deep, lasting scars. Physical Abuse: when a person deliberately hurts or causes an injury to a child. Eg: hitting, throwing, beating, pushing, grabbing, pulling Sexual Abuse: when a child is used for sexual gratification, or for any sexual activity, including photographs, films, fondling or rape Exploitation: using children for Continue reading

Run for a Cause- Help Protect Children By taking part in the race, not only you get to excel as a runner and test your endurance, but you also get to raise awareness and contribute towards a social cause. This year’s race is dedicated to help protect children. Dhiraagu Maldives Road Race is the largest race held in the country, bringing people and communities together from all over the country. The race acts as a significant platform for NGOs to Continue reading