Up to date: Oct 10, 2019 21:59 IST
New Delhi (India), Oct 10 (ANI): Forward of Nationwide Lady Little one Day, a strong gender-rights primarily based movie titled ‘Son Rise’ was showcased right here on Thursday at a particular screening that was attended by ambassadors and Excessive Commissioners.
The movie screening at Siri Fort auditorium was co-hosted by New Zealand Excessive Commissioner, Dean of Diplomatic Corps and UN Ladies.
The New Zealand Excessive Commissioner Joanna Kempkers stated the movie directed by helmed by the nationwide award-winning director Vibha Bakshi portrayed “a constructive cultural shift in society”.
“We’re proud to showcase ‘Son Rise’, a movie which actuates a constructive cultural shift in society,” Kempkers stated in a press release.
“A gender-equal world begins with all of us coming collectively to respect, settle for and rejoice all genders beneath one roof. We’re happy with Vibha Bakshi for creating ‘Son Rise,’ a strong and constructive gender rights movie which makes males equal collaborators within the battle,” she added.
The particular screening was organised with the aim to encourage leaders to affix the motion for making a safer society for girls and youngsters and inspiring males to be a part of the battle for a gender-equal world.
The Dean of the Diplomatic Corps Hans Dannenberg Castellanos stated the movie emphasised the necessity to “change the narrative on gender inequality” in society.
“The Consular Corps is proud to return collectively to pledge our assist for the pressing and necessary want to vary the narrative on gender inequality. Nothing will get to the center the best way cinema does. ‘Son Rise’ is magic because it brings out not solely voices of discrimination but additionally of braveness, of sheer power.”
‘Son Rise’ set in Haryana options the story of a forward-thinking Sarpanch, who fights for girls to enter the male-dominated area of local-politics and of a farmer who decides to marry a gang rape survivor and vows to assist her battle for justice.
Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi stated, “I’m so honoured to witness this present day and I want to thank all friends, the Ambassadors and Excessive Commissioners who got here collectively to present this motion momentum in strengthening gender equality and setting an instance for the remainder of the nation and the world to observe.”
‘Son Rise’ was launched in February by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Government Director of UN Ladies.
Different dignitaries who attended the screening included Shrikant Jadhav, Further Director Normal of Police(ADGP), Haryana Police Academy (HPA), Further cost of Director Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) and Suman Nalwa, Deputy Commissioner of Police.
Worldwide Day of the Lady Little one is commemorated on October 11. (ANI)