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Manushi Chhillar teams up with UN to raise awareness on violence against women


Manushi Chhillar
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Manushi Chhillar

Miss World 2017 pageant winner Manushi Chhillar has been roped in by United Nations Women for a world initiative referred to as #OrangeTheWorld to raise awareness on gender-based violence. The 23-year-old model-actor stated women are most prone to violence in numerous varieties in every single place and her coronary heart goes out to them.

“Women are most susceptible to violence in various forms and they face it almost everywhere. Women across all age groups are at constant risk and it is heart-breaking to feel this as a woman myself,” the previous Miss World stated in an announcement.

“At one point or another, we all have known someone who has been at the receiving end of violence. But what do we do about it? It`s crucial that we stand by survivors, believe them, support them to report abuse, and make our voices heard,” she added.

“Women throughout all age teams are at fixed danger and it’s heart-breaking to really feel this as a girl myself,” Chhillar additional added. 

The actor believes COVID-19-induced lockdown, that gripped all the world in early 2020, has led to the rising variety of instances of violence against women.

“During the COVID-19 pandemic, the violence against women has grown darker. Cases of domestic violence have increased. But as we work towards emerging from COVID-19 we need to also actively work towards rebuilding a world that’s safe for women,” she stated.

On the work entrance, Chillar is about to make her performing debut in Yash Raj Films historic drama “Prithviraj” reverse Akshay Kumar. The movie, directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, relies on the life Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan. Kumar will play the titular character, whereas Manushi will essay the position of Sanyogita.



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