UNICEF Assam appoints Nahid Afrin as ‘Youth Advocate’
GUWAHATI: UNICEF Assam appointed young singer Nahid Afrin from Assam as the first ever ‘Youth Advocate’ at a public event held on 22 November.
Nahid Afrin from Biswanath Chariali made her playback debut in 2016 in the Bollywood film industry and won several awards.
Recently Nahid also won an award in the Assam State Film Awards 2018.
As a youth advocate, Nahid would act as a role model to inspire children and young people to act in making the world a better place and ensuring that their rights are respected. Youth advocates support initiatives of positive change that include access to quality education, basic healthcare, ending violence against children, and addressing the issues of equity and inclusion.
It is to be mentioned that UNICEF India appointed Hima Das as India’s Youth Ambassador recently.