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Jacqueline joins campaign to house Chennai flood victims

May 04, 2016 07:37 AM Jacqueline Fernandez along with hundreds of volunteers engages herself in the task of building homes for Tamil Nadu flood victims.

Sachin Tendulkar to bat for ‘Skill India’ campaign

Apr 11, 2016 12:50 PM The government has roped in the cricket sensation for highlighting its skill development programme.

Priyanka Chopra exhorts Indian teenagers on anaemia

Jan 05, 2016 07:49 AM Donning the hat of UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra urged youngsters to be aware of Anaemia.

Shakira urges leaders to join early childhood revolution

Sep 24, 2015 10:28 AM UNICEF is highlighting that early childhood development provides a natural link between the new global goals.

Bollywood divas Alia, Priyanka and Freida bat for Girl Rising

Aug 31, 2015 09:15 AM The Girl Rising campaign is partnering with non-profits working on behalf of girls across India and around the world.

LGBTs should not feel caged in our society, says Priya Dutt

Aug 19, 2015 07:30 PM Expressing solidarity with gay rights activists, Congress leader Priya Dutt said that sexuality of an individual is a private matter.
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We need to be more tolerant of sexual diversity: Monica Dogra

Jul 22, 2015 12:00 PM Bollywood actor Monica Dogra, known for her roles in films like 'David' and 'Dhobi Ghat', in an interview to OneWorld South Asia stressed on removing the stigma attached to the transgendered community by building a more inclusive society. Excerpts from the interview:
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Girls should not be embarrassed about menstruation: Gul Panag

May 28, 2015 11:35 AM “During my growing up years and even today, I see women and girls shying away from mentioning the ‘M’ word,” said actress Gul Panag.
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Will try to bat my best as UNICEF envoy: Sachin Tendulkar

Jan 16, 2015 10:40 AM Calling children as raw diamonds, the Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar promises to play his second innings for the little masters.

Sania Mirza to raise awareness on gender equality

Jan 08, 2015 12:45 PM Tennis superstar Sania Mirza is UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia.
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In Shekhar Kapur’s next, water becomes a political weapon

Dec 24, 2014 08:00 AM In his much awaited movie, ‘Paani’, Shekhar Kapur will showcase how, those who own water will have the last word in a futuristic world.
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Farhan Akhtar is UN Women's first male Goodwill Ambassador

Nov 26, 2014 05:55 AM Actor calls on men and boys to join the UN Women’s HeForShe initiative, and mobilize for gender equality.

Songs on social issues fail because they are too preachy: Rahul Ram

Nov 17, 2014 12:50 PM Rahul Ram of the popular Indian rock band, Indian Ocean, said that a process which robs people of clean drinking water and traditional sources of livelihood is not development in true sense of the word.
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Women need to be aggressive for their rights: Subhash Ghai

Oct 20, 2014 02:02 PM Celebrities should stand up for social causes as their fans follow them, says Subhash Ghai, Bollywood's veteran film director and producer.
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Media should stop objectifying women: Sonam Kapoor

Sep 29, 2014 02:00 PM Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor has urged the media to act responsibly and put an end to objectification of women.
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When a health worker, Sadaf, met Amitabh Bachchan

Aug 22, 2014 10:19 AM A community mobilisation coordinator, Parveen, 27, was handpicked from an army of 8,000 frontline workers for her exceptional efforts to ensure polio immunization, writes Tripti Nath.
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Nargis Fakhri extends support to ‘Save Our Tigers’ initiative

Aug 13, 2014 12:43 PM “The guardians of the wild need all the recognition especially when they have a celebrity like Nargis Fakhri to support,” Louies, Regional Head, Wildlife Trust of India.

Big B lauds efforts of polio vaccination workers

Aug 04, 2014 10:43 AM Making India a polio-free country would not have been possible sans their untiring efforts, said Amitabh Bachchan.

Freida Pinto to speak on girls’ rights at UK summit

Jul 28, 2014 12:02 PM The Indian actress will deliver a speech on issues related to empowerment of girls in the United Kingdom.

UN Women announces Emma Watson as Goodwill Ambassador

Jul 08, 2014 06:07 AM Emma Watson is best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ film series.
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