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Priyanka Chopra visits Lucknow to observe work done by UNICEF, says ‘women, girls are key in building better futures’

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Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra visited the UNICEF workplace in Lucknow on Monday. She additionally paid a go to to the Composite Faculty Aurangabad and an Anganwadi middle the place she interacted with youngsters.

On her journey, Priyanka was seen observing the work accomplished by UNICEF and its companions to finish violence and discrimination in opposition to ladies in Uttar Pradesh.

(Photograph: Priyanka Chopra/Instagram)

In a video posted earlier at this time, Priyanka Chopra stated, “Proper now, I’m in Lucknow, India, with UNICEF. I’m actually wanting ahead to this discipline go to. I’ve spent a number of of my childhood years at college in Lucknow. I’ve household and mates right here. And I’m eager to know how the needle has shifted for girls and youngsters in Uttar Pradesh. I need to see first-hand how know-how and innovation is making that shift at a bigger scale. Throughout India, gender inequality leads to unequal alternatives, and it’s the ladies which can be most deprived.”

The actor added, “We’re visiting varied UNICEF companions to see the work that’s being accomplished with the goal to finish violence and discrimination in opposition to ladies. I’ll hear concerning the challenges they face in on a regular basis life, and see the options available, as a result of what is required is options at scale. As I’ve stated usually sufficient, girls and ladies are the important thing in constructing higher futures not only for themselves however for his or her communities.”

On the work entrance, Priyanka Chopra will subsequent be seen in Jee Lee Zara reverse Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif. Speaking concerning the film, Priyanka instructed PTI, “I’ve spent a very long time in my profession the place we’ve got at all times been secondary to males. The heroes resolve the place the film is shot, who’s forged and what’s occurring. It’s boring. We live in a time the place girls want to have the ability to have company of their lives.”

She added, “I referred to as up Alia and Katrina, that is earlier than Farhan or anyone got here (on board). I referred to as the women first. I used to be sitting at residence and I needed to do a Hindi film. However I needed it to be on the phrases of ladies.”

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