Children are the most vulnerable section of our society that is subject to various atrocities and crimes. Bollywood actor, Ayushmann Khurrana is roped in by UNICEF and the Ministry of Women and Child Development to raise voice against child sexual abuse.

Celebrities can do more than just entertain us. They have the power to influence our thoughts and contribute towards bringing a change in the society. Ayushmann Khurrana is one such celebrity who is doing his part in making the society a better place to live in. In this effort, he has joined hands in the fight against child sexual abuse.

Ayushmann who is known for his effort in shedding light on topics that are less talked about has been roped in by UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) and the Ministry of Women and Child Development in order to raise voice against sexual abuse faced by children. The actor recently shot a video with UNICEF for the cause.

Check out UNICEF’s video featuring Ayushmann:

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“बच्चों के प्रति यौन शोषण एक क्रूर हिंसा है, और यह बच्चों के हिंसा मुक्त जीवन के अधिकारों के खिलाफ है। बच्चों के प्रति यौन शोषण को रोकने, और खत्म करने में हम सभी की अहम भूमिका है। @UNICEF, महिला एवं बाल विकास मंत्रालय के नेतृत्व और @ayushmannk के इस विषय पर बात करने की पहल की सराहना करता है। आशा है कि उनके इस प्रयास से बच्चों की सुरक्षा के लिए लोगों में जागरूकता बढ़ेगी। मुझे उम्मीद है कि इस वीडियो संदेश से प्रेरित होकर लोग बच्चों के सुरक्षित और खुशहाल बचपन की दिशा में जरूरी कदम उठायेंगे।” #UNICEF India Rep. Yasmin Ali Haque

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UNICEF, established as an organisation that aims at working towards improving the lives of many young children around the world has now taken up the initiative of fighting against child sexual abuse.

While being a part of governments initiative, The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Ayushmann aims at creating awareness around the various crimes faced by children in our country. He said in a statement that crime against children is the most heinous offence. He applauded the government for taking an initiative in creating awareness among the people of the protection and safety provided under POCSO.