(In Pics) The World wakes up to the Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness month or BCAM (also known as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month) is an annual international health campaign organised by major breast cancel charities in the month of Oct.

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Breast Cancer Awareness month or BCAM (also known as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month) is an annual international health campaign organised by major breast cancel charities in the month of October.

The event is organised to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research and development in the field.

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The campaign also provides information and support for the affected and the survivors.

The events organised across the Globe include walks and runs. Here are some pictures:

Walk the Talk

New Delhi: Cancer survivors and women achievers and others walk on the ramp to promote the cause fight against breast cancer during a fashion show "Pink Power" in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

Ramp-up for a cause

New Delhi: Cancer survivors, women achievers, doctors and others walk on the ramp to promote the cause fight against breast cancer during a fashion show "Pink Power" in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

The World at your feet

New Delhi: Cancer survivors,Women achievers walk on the ramp to promote the cause fight against breast cancer during a fashion show "Pink Power" in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

The Pink Ribbon

Mexico City : Participants begin to break away after helping form a giant pink ribbon to mark the start of breast cancer awareness month, inside the grounds of a military camp in Mexico City, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. Organizers from Mexico's Social Security Institute, IMSS, which oversees national medical, pension, housing, and other services, said more than 11,000 people, mainly IMSS employees, participated in the event. The Guinness World Record for the largest human awareness ribbon is held by a group of 8,264 women who formed a pink ribbon in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in Dec. 2015. AP/PTI

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