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Priyanka Chopra: Girl Up's New Champion

Priyanka Chopra: Girl Up's New Champion

Priyanka Chopra has joined the Girl Up movement, which is an campaign which gives American girls the opportunity to become global leaders and channel their energy and compassion to raise awareness and funds for United Nations programs that help females around the world.

“As a Champion for Girl Up, I am lending my voice to a cause that is very close to me. I come from a country where girls are not treated fairly – many girls are kept out of school, get married at a young age, and don’t have access to health services,” the 31-year-old entertainer said. “I am joining Girl Up because I firmly believe in the campaign’s mission, that every girl, no matter where she is born, should grow up safe, healthy and empowered. Every girl should have the opportunity to reach her full potential.”

Girl’s Up and Priyanka are trying to raise $10,000 by tomorrow, which will send 15 girls in Liberia to school. Consider donating whatever you can to join this wonderful movement.

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  • riri

    It says “Girl’s Up and Priyanka are trying to raise $10,000 by tomorrow, which will send 15 girls in Liberia to school.”…

    Priyanka is so rich.. why doesn’t she just donate that 10K rather than asking other ppl for it. I guess it just promotes the awareness.. but if i was rich as PC.. it would make more sense to donate that money.

  • Karen

    Who’s she?

  • Blah

    @riri: Lmao, she is not rich. Bollywood stars make pennies compared to Hollywood stars.

  • whatevamynameis

    Rich or not ..she is trying to do something for a better world !

  • Samara

    Do something for the girls in india

  • march

    of course she’s a multi-millionaire! who cares if she wanna do good, and who knows she might’ ve been donating already.

  • Afridi

    This is rich coming from a celebrity who endorses fairness products in India for females. She makes millions by saying on advertisements that a dark skinned female needs to lighten her skin to be more attractive or successful, and then has the audacity to say here “I come from a country where girls are not treated fairly”. Does she really expect to be taken seriously?

  • Poorva

    @Karen: Priyanka Chopra. She’s a Bollywood actress and now international solo artist

  • deepak joshi

    We are ready to support this programme by developing their skill to fulfill their their future need and want small business activity to be started as Indian hard working entrepreneurs are doing -discuss with –Deepak Joshi from GK-91-08800850370

  • http://twitter tsering

    rich or not she is 10000 times richer than u haters…..she has 140 million which is written on forbes