Actor Ayushmann Khurrana just took to his social media profile and raised his voice against child violence and took a pledge to end it, ahead of the World Children's Day that falls on 20th November 2020.
Ayushmann, who is also a UNICEF celebrity advocate, took to Instagram to share a video of himself where he is seen talking about how the COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult phase for children.
He captioned the post, “Children deserve to live free from violence. Children’s rights are human rights. This #WorldChildrensDay, we should all make it our responsibility to #ENDviolence against children @unicefindia”
In the video, the actor is seen saying, "As we know that COVID-19 has not been easy for anyone and especially children making them more vulnerable to violence. We can prevent it by being aware and by protecting those around us...And as men and boys we have the responsibility to be better role models because we know that often it's we men who are perpetrators of violence. As a UNICEF celebrity advocate, I am committed to ending violence against children"
"I would like you to join in doing so. You can support UNICEF by lending your voice, time or money. Every support counts. On this World Children's Day, let us pledge to end violence against children," he added.
First established in 1954, World Children's Day is celebrated on November 20 every year with an aim to promote awareness about children's rights and to improve children's welfare.
Meanwhile on the work front, Ayushmann Khurrana is currently busy with Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui. The film pairs Ayushmann with Vaani Kapoor for the first time in a love story set in North India. The film is helmed by Abhishek Kapoor.
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