Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia as the global ambassador of Unicef. She is part of a program aimed at empowering girls and boys. She took up a few questions from her fans, wherein she was asked what she is doing for Indian kids.
The actor replied, “ “I believe a child is a child and we all are global citizens and we need to care about the future of children all over the world. I have worked with Unicef in India for many years and will continue to do so.”
Another fan also asked her what role did she play in Ethiopia, to which Priyanka said that she wants to be a voice for the Ethiopian kids. “Ethiopia is going through a silent emergency, so I am visiting the refugee camps to meet the children and listen to their stories.”
Priyanka shared photographs of her visit to the country, wherein she interacted with members of the Gender Club, who help students combat harmful social practices.
“Day 1: Dagmawit and her friends are leading members of the Gender Club, unicef supported program that empowers girls and boys. The Gender Clubs deliver relevant knowledge and skills to help the students combat harmful social practices, like gender based violence, child marriage, and sexual violence. It’s was amazing to see these brave girls take on and tackle such difficult issues and create an environment where they can teach their own peers. I’m inspired”, Priyanka Chopra wrote.
Priyanka also visited a primary school, wherein she interacted with the students. She also spoke about how the Ethiopian government is investing in education, but the dropout rate is still high because of poverty.
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Previously, Priyanka had also visited Bangladesh to spend time with the Rohingya children and she even paid a visit to Zimbabwe.
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