Raveena Tandon creates history by being the first delegate from the entertainment industry to be at W20

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Bollywood actress: Raveena Tandon who was last seen in KGF Chapter 2 has been chosen to be a delegate at W20, the Women’s empowerment engagement wing at G20, India’s presidency. Being a philanthropist has always been notable for her involvement with many causes, and versatile performances, and now the ministry has added this prestigious post to her list of accomplishments.

 Raveena said in an interview with Hindustan Times,  I am honored to be invited and to represent 675 million Indian women in India as part of this delegation. Women in our country contribute to diverse sectors to run the economy and their efforts should be recognized internationally.” 

She says, “Having this summit is a fantastic opportunity to empower women and provide them with more rights for their full social and economic participation. The proposed priority areas to be discussed are very much in line with my expectations.”

For the unversed, The Women 20 (W20) is an official G20 engagement group, formed in 2015 during the Turkish Presidency with the goal of securing gender considerations integrated into G20 discussions and converting into the G20 Leaders Declaration as policies and commitments that nurture gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.

Raveena has been working with several organizations, including UNICEF, Cry, White Ribbon Alliance for safe motherhood, Spina Bifida Association, and Smile foundation. Earlier, she sheltered 30 girls in her own house and constructed an orphanage for them in Vasai after they were evicted by their landlord.

In addition, Raveena received praise for her efforts for the cause of organ donation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The organization named Rudra Foundation, formed by the actress, effectively works for the welfare of children, women, and animal welfare. Partnered with DCP south, her foundation provided 300 oxygen cylinders for people in need. They also sent cylinders via the Honorable Supreme Court Bar Association to Radha Swami Satsang Beas, the Army hospital in Delhi, and for lawyers and legal journalists in Delhi NCR.

In terms of work, furthermore, recently she became the Wildlife Goodwill Ambassador of Maharashtra. Raveena also served as the youngest chairperson for CFSI and was a part of the advisory panel of Cintaa.

Staff Reporter

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