SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Indian actor Raveena Tandon was felicitated for her contribution towards empowerment of the girl child by the Festival of Globe (FOG) in Silicon Valley, San Francisco on August 13.
FOG is an annual event held to empower and integrate global cultures and communities through Film Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Folk Arts. This year, FOG took up the cause of Empowering Youth to fight Sex Crimes.
An actor, producer, columnist and a former model, Tandon has been a strong advocate of fighting the stigma around single motherhood. She herself adopted two girls when she was just 21. Tandon has since been actively involved in many initiatives associated with motherhood and women’s rights. Her next release is Ashtar Sayed’s ‘The Mother.’
A delighted Raveena Tandon said, “It gives me immense pleasure to receive this award.
I am proud to join hands with Festival of Globe in their fight against sex crimes and their drive for empowering youth towards a brighter tomorrow.”
Ashtar Sayed, the Director of the film ‘The Mother said, “I am thrilled for Raveena and on behalf of the entire team of The Mother. I would like to congratulate her and appreciate her social work specifically aimed at saving the girl child.”
India Post News Service