The film is set in the land of Khap Panchayat in Haryana, where ordinary men have taken on the ‘extraordinary’ fight to change the narrative on gender equality.

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TAKING THE MOVEMENT TO THE NEXT LEVEL

DAUGHTERS OF MOTHER INDIA

PHASE II

Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka stressed on the importance of the role men and boys can play to end gender violence and inequality.

“No country in the world can achieve gender equality without a strong women’s movement, and it is crucial to support and strengthen it.”

– Under-Secretary General of the United Nations

Madam Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

From left Dr. Rebecca Tavares UN Women’s representative for

India, Bhutan, Maldives & Sri Lanka,

National Award winning Director & Producer Vibha Bakshi &

UN Under-Secretary General Madame Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

FIRST LOOK OF ‘SON RISE’ FILM SHOWCASED BY UNITED NATIONS

DURING UN’S WORLD ACTIVISM WEEK.

Yuri Afanasiev – UN Resident Coordinator in India, Vibha Bakshi – National Award Winning Filmmaker, 
Nishtha Satyam – Deputy Representative of UN Women India, Dr Varghese – Principal, St Stephens and 
Neeti Mohan – Bollywood Playback Singer

Fire side chat with Jack Dorsey – Co-Founder and CEO of Twitter,    Maya Hari – VP & Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Twitter and  Vibha Bakshi – National Award Winning Filmmaker 

“Gender equality and parity is an important subject we support, we are pleased to partner with Vibha Bakshi and UN Women on the SON RISE movement as part of the larger #HeForShe initiative.” 
~ Twitter Team