“Every child deserves a fair chance in life”

Kareena Kapoor Appointed UNICEF India National Ambassador:

The photo was shared on Instagram. (image courtesy) Karinakpurkhan,

New Delhi:

Kareena Kapoor Khan is one of the most popular names in Bollywood. Apart from being a famous actress, she has also worked for social causes. Today, UNICEF India appointed her as its National Ambassador.

Kareena Kapoor has been associated with UNICEF India since 2014 and has worked on issues such as girl child education, gender equality, basic education, immunization and breastfeeding.

During the program, she spoke about childcare, children’s rights and building their confidence.

“Every child has the right, the right to safety, the right to gender equality, the right to education, a safe environment, health and nutrition.”

She said that it was a very special moment for her to be appointed as UNICEF India’s National Ambassador.

“I am very honored and humbled to accept this position. I have worked tirelessly and put my heart and soul into it. And now, finally, I am joining them as the National Ambassador. But of course, with that comes every child in every corner of India, no matter how vulnerable, wherever they are. Anyway, whatever it is…I take a huge responsibility to ensure that every child’s gender is included I will try to get their basic right…,” she said.

“Every child has a fair chance at life, the first five years of their life are their foundation. Every child deserves a childhood, the first five years, I repeat again, the most important and formative years. They have the right – the right to safety, to gender equality. Rights, right to education, primary education, safe environment, health and nutrition are what they should get a fair chance in life.”…

Kareena shared that being a mother to two sons, Taimur and Jeh, she realizes that every child “needs a voice”.

“Of course, this role is the most important, but the most important role in my life is being a mother to my two children. And I always think that children need a voice. They love to be heard. Whatever it is, whatever it is. The environment they’re in, so Whether talking to their parents, talking to their peers, they feel like someone is listening to what they’re saying, they just want to be heard. I’m making a conscious effort with my kids that if they have a voice, we have to hear it clearly,” she shared. done

The ‘Crew’ star emphasized the need for children to develop self-confidence so that they can explore new ideas and dream big in life.

“And it builds their confidence. Because confidence gives them the ability to dream, the ability to fly, the ability to have ideas, the ability to innovate, which they need because they’re children, they’re the future. They’re the future of our nation. They, we have to build their confidence. , which is also a fundamental right, which we have to do,” she said.

“And by that, I mean engaging them in sports, drama, painting, art, reading, things like that, which we’re planning. And that’s what I want. Those two things, I think, are the most important. A child’s early years, which I am sure we will do in the coming years, I would like to say that a decade with UNICEF India has been a tremendous journey,” she added.

On the film front, Kareena is currently basking in the success of ‘Crew’, in which she shares screen space with Kriti Sanon and Tabu.

Directed by Rajesh A Krishnan, ‘Crew’ revolves around the journey of three working women against the backdrop of the aviation industry.

The film also stars Diljit Dosanjh, Kapil Sharma, Saswata Chatterjee, Rajesh Sharma and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.

In the coming months, she will be seen in Hansal Mehta’s ‘The Buckingham Murders’. She also has Rohit Shetty’s ‘Singham Again’.

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