WEB DESK: Well known Indian actress Priyanka Chopra recently appointed as UNICEF goodwill ambassador at the event that celebrated UNICEF’s 70 years of work for children. Footballer David Beckham and 12-year-old British actress Millie Bobby Brown announced Chopra’s appointment as UNICEF’s newest global Goodwill Ambassador at a star-studded celebration.
As reported, the famous actress urged people from across nations to become the “collective voice” of oppressed children in the world and join forces to leave a better future for the coming generations.
“My wish for children is freedom. The freedom to think, the freedom to live,” Chopra said, addressing top UN diplomats, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors and children at the event reportedly.
Chopra, lauded decades of efforts by UNICEF regarding well of being of children and hoped to do more adding, “we are seriously endangering our future, which is our children.” “Let’s choose humanity, let’s choose to act now, let’s choose to fight now and let’s choose to ensure a better world for our children, their children and the generations to come,” sources claimed.
Recalling her trips to different villages with UNICEF, the actress said,” I have been on many field trips to villages and centers across India. On those trips, I spent time with numerous young girls and their families and experienced firsthand the transformative power of empowering young girls with opportunities that are rightfully theirs.”
The UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake added, “Priyanka Chopra is already a champion for India’s children — and as a UNICEF global Goodwill Ambassador, she will be a force for children and adolescents everywhere.”
The shinning star of bollywood has been working with UNICEF for a decade. At the end, talented Priynaka thanked Beckham and Brown for welcoming her into the UNICEF’s international family, “Thank you David Beckham and Millie Bobby Brown for inducting me into the UNICEF global family.
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