Actor Ayushmann Khurrana poses with a memento on his nomination as UNICEF India’s National Ambassador. Photo Credit: Manvinder Vashist Lav
UNICEF India on Saturday named Hindi film star Ayushmann Khurrana as its national ambassador.
The 38-year-old actor has previously served as UNICEF India’s celebrity advocate for ending violence against children and the broader child rights agenda.
As a national ambassador, Khurana will help UNICEF ensure every child’s right to “live, thrive, be safe, while promoting their voice and agency in these decisions,” a press release said. will be related to them.”
The actor said that he is proud to take his advocacy for children’s rights further with UNICEF India as a National Ambassador.
“I am passionate about the issues facing children and adolescents in India. As a renowned UNICEF advocate, I have interacted with children and discussed internet safety, cyberbullying, mental health, and gender equality. Is.
In a statement, the actor said, “In this new role with UNICEF, I will be a strong voice for children’s rights, especially for the most vulnerable supporting solutions to the issues that affect them the most. There are styles.”
UNICEF India Representative Cynthia McCaffrey said Khurrana’s work as a celebrity advocate has helped her expand and advance her work to protect children’s rights.
“She is one of India’s biggest film stars, and we are delighted that she is using this powerful voice to stand up for children and challenge harmful social norms and gender stereotypes. passion
“We look forward to working with her on the most pressing children’s rights issues of our time—ending violence, mental well-being, and gender equality—and toward a better future for every child,” said McCaffrey.