Punjab Nahi Jaungi actress and recipient of Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Mehwish Hayat had been appointed as goodwill ambassador for girl child’ rights on ‘International Day of the Girl Child’.
A launch ceremony by Lok Virsa in collaboration with European Union of initiatives for the girl child rights held today (12 Oct) in Islamabad. The newly appointed goodwill ambassador along with Federal Minister of Human Rights Shireen Mazari shared the panel of the ceremony.
Hayat took to her social media page to express her feelings about being a part of such an important and impactful event. She wrote,
“Pleasure to be at the launch of the Ministry of Human Rights’ new initiatives for the girl child and share the panel with some really inspirational and distinguished women like Hon Minster Shireen Mazari, Ms Rabiya Javeri Agha, Secretary Ministry Human Rights, Ms Samar Minallah Khan, Anthropologist and HE EU Ambassador, Androulla Kaminara”.
She also talked about the creative ways such as ‘Truck Art’ campaign to disseminate information of awareness on girl child abuse across the country. She said,
“I was really impressed to see how the project is using innovative ways like truck art to get the message out. There is so much that needs to be done and I really am looking forward to being very proactive and doing a lot more for this cause in my role as goodwill ambassador”.