Friday, April 2, 2010

Priyanka Chopra kickstarts “Save Girl Child” campaign

After winning National Award for her brilliant performance in film “Fashion” on Friday, the talented.
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra kick started “Save Girl Child” campaign in Delhi. The campaign is an initiative taken by.
The Sun Foundation’ committed to bring changes in general public’s attitude towards girl child in Indian society.
"The campaign which is kick-started by 'The Sun Foundation' is very important in today's scenario.
We are aware but the
conditioning, which we had till now, teaches us that the girls are not very important and.
The male child is always wanted," said Priyanka. Priyanka seemed upbeat and excited over her association with.
The noble initiative to educate people about the importance of girl child. About the Sun Foundation.
The Sun Foundation is a charitable institution that works towards changing people’s mindset towards girls.
Even today there is considerable number of people in different parts of India who view a girl child as a future liability for.
The family since dowry will have to be paid to get them married. Sons however, are considered as assets who will not only carry.
The family name forward but will also look after their old parents. "This thinking should be eradicated.
To know that if you give your girl child an opportunity then she can develop her potential, that she can be as successful as a boy," said Bollywood actress Priyanka. However, despite enacting laws not much has changed and still people try to find the sex of the child before birth so to eliminate the foetus, if it is a girl.
Priyanka says work takes precedence over awards The actress also revealed that she picks projects to do good work and not to collect awards. "It has always been a conscious effort throughout my career to be versatile. I am fortunate enough to be enjoying films like Siddharth Anand's 'Anjaana Anjaani' with Ranbir Kapoor on one hand and Vishalji's (Bhardwaj) next on another. Thankfully, it's all working out quite well," says Priyanka.

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