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Tuesday Oct 22 2019
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Ayushmann Khurrana joins hands with UNICEF to highlight child sexual abuse

By
Web Desk
Ayushmann Khurrana joins hands with UNICEF to highlight child sexual abuse. Photo: HuffPost India

B-Town star Ayushmann Khurrana is making sure to use his fame and celebrity status to highlight social issues like child sexual abuse, as he joined hands with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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Getting on board UNICEF’s Ministry of Women’s key initiative called the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), the actor hopes to ignite awareness about sexual abuse cases in children and the legal support and protection that can be provided through the Act.

The actor in a statement revealed that the public should be more vigilant regarding such cases, went on to say: “As a socially conscious citizen, I would always want to spread the word on matters that are important to our country and matters that need urgent attention.”

Other Bollywood celebrities including veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan have also joined hands with UNICEF to bring awareness. Source: UNICEF

“The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) is a hugely important step taken by the ministry to make people aware of the protection and legal support that the act offers against child sexual abuse,” he added.

"Crimes against children are the most heinous and I applaud the government and UNICEF’s stand on protecting the future generations of our country,” he further added.

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