Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana Appointed as UNICEF India National Ambassador


Bharat Chauhan NEW DELHI,UNICEF India today announced the appointment of
celebrated -Bollywood star, Ayushmann Khurrana as a National Ambassador. The National
Award-winning film star joins hands with UNICEF to support ensuring rights of every child to survive, thrive, be protected as well as promoting their voice and agency in decisions that concern them.Speaking at the conferment, Ayushmann Khurrana said,” It is truly an honor to further my advocacy for children’s rights with UNICEF India as a National Ambassador. I am passionate
about the issues facing children and adolescents in India. As UNICEF’s Celebrity Advocate, I
have interacted with children and spoken on internet safety, cyberbullying, mental health, and gender equality. In this new role with UNICEF, I will keep up a strong voice for children’s rights, especially for the most vulnerable supporting solutions for issues that impact them the most.” Welcoming Ayushman Khurrana as the National Ambassador for children’s rights, Cynthia
McCaffrey, UNICEF India Representative said, “I am delighted to welcome Ayushmann Khurrana
as UNICEF India’s National Ambassador. Ayushmann’s strong commitment over the last two
years as UNICEF’s Celebrity Advocate has helped amplify and drive the work of protecting the rights of children.  He is one of India’s biggest movie stars, and we are thrilled that he is using that powerful voice to stand with children and challenging harmful social norms and gender stereotypes. And it is a voice that resonates with UNICEF’s work and ethos in its sensitivity and passion. We look forward to working with him on the most critical child rights issues of our time


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