Actress Priyanka Chopra launched 'Our Girl, Our Pride' campaign that aims to create awareness about issues related to girl child in India.
Actress Priyanka Chopra launched the NDTV-Vedanta 'Our Girl, Our Pride' campaign that aims to create awareness about issues related to the girl child in India.
Priyanka was named the campaign ambassador.
Priyanka seen with campaign partners (from left), NDTV's Prannoy Roy, Anil Agarwal (Chairman of Vedanta), Girija Vyas (Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), and Dr A L Sharda, programme director of the NGO Population First.
Priyanka poses for a picture with Razia Sultana (on her right) who, at just 15, is the recipient of a special United Nations award for helping 50 young girls like her go to school.
Priyanka listens to the discussion with rapt attention.
The actress talks to the audience about the cause.
The actress also congratulated Meenum (on her right), who lives in Madhya Pradesh. Meenum was the first girl from her village to go to school and persuaded her friends' parents to let them all go.
This little girl is one of a group of young tribal girls from Jharkhand who braved extraordinary odds to participate and place third in an international football competition.