A NGO that fights against child marriage and dowry system, BHORE, has appointed actress Garima Pant and Dr. CK Singh its Goodwill Ambassadors. Pant is currently working in a movie ‘Udaharan’, a movie to advocate empowering women and girl children.
As ambassadors, the actors will initiate campaign through interviews, press conferences and other similar campaigns.
Dr. Singh, a doctor by profession, is also a writer and actor. He has also modeled in a number of music videos and is planning to enter Nepali movie industry.
What is BHORE ?
BHORE is established to empower the world’s poorest community – Musahar. Eradication of child marriages and dowry system, and preservation/promotion of Mithila culture and heritage .
The NGO was formally registered at the District Administration Office (DAO), Dhanusha and was affiliated with Social Welfare Council (SWC) in 2009. The members of BHORE however were active in related social works in different forms as early as 2005. The central office of the organization is located at Sabari Temple (Musahar Kutti) in Janakpurdham and it also has a coordination office in Kathmandu.
Press release by BHORE: