Renowned Actress Raveena Tandon was felicitated for her contribution towards empowerment of the girl child by the Festival of Globe (FOG) in Silicon Valley, San Francisco recently. 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 had taken 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 actively been involved in many initiatives associated with motherhood and women's rights. Her next release is Ashtar Sayed's 'The Mother’, written and produced by Michael Pellico
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 team of The Mother also congratulated Raveena and acknowledged her social work specifically aimed at saving the girl child.”
The team of ‘The Mother’ is extremely proud of their leading actress being awarded with one more accolade and believes that she truly deserves the honour.