Ahead Of Wedding, Priyanka Chopra Hits New Heights By Becoming One Of The '25 Women Changing The World'

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In 2016, the actress got her name in the Time magazine's 100 most influential people list. Now, the diva has won another honour as she is all set to feature again in another very influential list.

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Priyanka Chopra has become a very famous and influential name ever since her successful stint in the west thanks to her TV show 'Quantico'. In 2016, the actress got her name in the Time magazine's 100 most influential people list which consequently went to Indian personalities like Deepika Padukone and Virat Kohli. Now, the diva has won another honour as she is all set to feature again in a very influential list. The actress has found her name in People's 25 Women Changing the World along with Hollywood celebs like Oscar winner Jullianne Moore, Sophia Bush and filmmaker Sarah Ullman. 

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PeeCee did an extensive piece with the magazine as she talked about her experiences growing up and how volunteering for UNICEF changed her perspective on life. The actress recalls how meeting children from around the world and working towards their welfare fills her with joy. The former Miss World also revealed that after seeing the living conditions of these children, it makes her feel really small and all her problems seem very trivial. Priyanka concluded her interview by saying that one thing she has learned by working in the social service industry is to never take her privileges for granted. With her wedding with singer Nick Jonas coming right around the corner, the actress is also celebrating her bachelorette party and it seems like there is nothing she can't do. 

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Check out a couple of instances from her volunteering experience down below:  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

When Mansur Ali, 12 yrs old, first came to the Child Friendly Space (CFS) at the Balukhali camp, he was only drawing scenes of bloodshed and violence. Helicopters shooting at him and his friends playing soccer... or his village and home being on fire with burning bodies all around him.. Today, his drawings reflect a more hopeful story, one we would like all these children to have. Since the #Rohingya children have arrived in Cox’s Bazar, they have been living in overcrowded camps with no real place that to call their own. Imagine a space that lets you forget your troubles and be a child again... even if its only for just a few hours a day. For the Rohingya children, over 300,000, in the camps in Bangladesh this is the only space that allows them to be kids. These Child Friendly Spaces created by @unicef give kids access to art, music, dance, sport, and counselling etc. The space has often proved to be very therapeutic, helping these kids deal with the horrific situations they faced.. the @unicef aid workers work tirelessly to make sure these children find their spirit again. It doesn’t matter where a child is from or what his or her circumstances are... NO child deserves a life without hope for the future. The world needs to care. We need to care. Please lend your support at www.supportunicef.org #childrenuprooted @unicef @unicefbangladesh

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This is little Shohida (8 months old), who stole my heart with her infectious smile. It’s a poignant reminder of the dichotomy of life...here she was getting all the help she needed, when just a few months before, her mother, Alada (who was only 19 years old at the time) walked for 15 days, while 6 months pregnant with her ,to get across the border. It shows us that there is hope left in this world. When you’re dealing with a mass exodus of thousands of people, who have been displaced from their homes and are desperate for refuge, the need for proper health and nutrition takes center stage...especially for women and children. On the various Unicef Field Visits I have taken, I am always surprised by the simple yet effective solutions that @unicef and their partners develop to deal with the most dire and pressing situations and issues. This is something I experienced again today during my visit to the Nutrition Centre at the Jamtoli camp in Cox’s Bazar. More than 60,000 babies have been born in the camps over the past 8 months, so this center is an essential resource for new mothers to learn about proper feeding and nutrition. It all begins with the MUAC, a process where the child’s middle upper arm is measured to ascertain their nutrition level. From there, aids create a program for the child and a nutrient rich, ready-to-eat peanut paste is portioned out for each child based on the severity of malnutrition. At the Center mother’s are also taught basic hygiene and good health practices when they are in their homes. The world needs to care. We need to care. Please lend your support at www.supportunicef.org #childrenuprooted @unicef @unicefbangladesh

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