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Ayushmann Khurrana named as UN Ambassador for Child Rights in India

In India, Ayushmann Khurrana will represent UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund). The actor’s designation as the National Ambassador was announced by UNICEF. As part of his duties, Ayushmann will work with UNICEF to guarantee every child’s rights to life, health, and protection while also fostering their voice and agency in matters that affect them.

Prior to 2020, Ayushmann worked as a Celebrity Advocate for UNICEF India to stop violence against children. He will work to uphold and defend kids’ rights in his new position. Most recently, he worked with Sachin Tendulkar, Regional Ambassador for UNICEF South, to highlight inclusion and non-discrimination through gender inclusive sports on World Children’s Day 2022.


UNICEF is an organisation of the United Nations tasked with delivering humanitarian and developmental aid to children all over the world. Formerly known as the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund in full, UNICEF is now formally known as the United Nations Children’s Fund.

Important facts about UNICEF

  • UNICEF Executive Director: Catherine Russell
  • UNICEF Headquarters: New York, United States
  • UNICEF Founded: 11 December 1946

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