Richa Chaddha will fight violence against women in the US

Our Bollywood actresses have been surpassing every odds to emerge as a successful individual in their respective field not only in the Hindi film industry but also in Hollywood. Bollywood divas Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are acing it in the west with their outstanding potential in Hollywood. Priyanka gained a lot of acknowledgement through Quantico and Deepika is about come up with her Hollywood debut XxX: Return of Xander Cage. Likewise, now it’s time Richa Chaddha who will be to shine in the west. The skilful actress has been chosen as the face of Avon Foundation’s campaign which is based on violence against women.

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The Avon Foundation’s campaign is an initiative in collaboration with the State Department of the US. Richa roped in as the local relevant celebrity of the foundation for supporting the cause. American singer, song writer and actress Fergie will also support the campaign along with Richa.

Talking on the issue the 29-year-old actress mentioned that residing in India she has witnessed oppression of women on a daily basis and she herself had first hand experiences on the same. However, extreme cases manage to draw attention nationally as well as internationally such as dowry deaths and acid attacks but we as society has to do a lot more to highlight all forms of harassment and violence, even those which according to few people are not worthy to be written about. Richa also added that the dynamics of our culture should be shifted so that the women are no longer told that they are any lesser than others.

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