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Shahrukh Khan Launches NGO Named After His Father

Meer Foundation, launched on Father's Day, aims at empowering women


Whilst everyone was busy celebrating father’s day, Bollywood actor and producer Shahrukh Khan launched the website for his NGO named “Meer Foundation” which he named after his father; Meer Taj Mohammad.

“A foundation I named after my father – @MeerFoundation – aims to create a network of support for women. No better day than #FathersDay for me to introduce our website to the world.” tweeted the 53 year old superstar.

According to the website, the mission works on the motto “enable, enhance and encourage.” The NGO takes it’s best interest in preserving the right of women and empowering them. It hopes to make them feel safe and appreciated, to inspire and to make them feel proud of themselves.

“On this very special day, #MeerFoundation brings to you a platform, powered by information, promising to strengthen women across the country,” the official twitter account for Meer Foundation tweeted.

Moreover, King Khan received an honorary doctorate from University of Law, London earlier this year in recognition of his contribution for Human rights.




the authorAisha Arshad

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