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Special screening of National Award-winning film ''Son Rise''

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) National Award-winning film “Son Rise” was screened in the national capital to mark the International Day of the Girl Child.

Dawn of equality

The Na tional-Award-win ning film Son Rise, which high lights sto ries of men stand ing up against pa tri archy in the un like li est of sit u a tions, was re cently screened in Delhi. We caught up with di rec tor Vibha Bak shi for a tête-à-tête, where she re vealed the magic be hind the reel.

A new dawn

National-award winning filmmaker,Vibha Bakshi, chats with Nikshubha Garg about her latest documentary, Son Rise, which captures the horrors of female foeticide in Haryana.

Heartland heroes

Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi’s Son Rise, about a few brave men working for women’s empowerment in Haryana, has been adopted by the UN for a global campaign.

“It’s time to change the narrative and have men become part of the struggle”

Award-winning documentary maker Vibha Bakshi speaks about gender justice, film-making, and the struggle to change things

‘I vowed to punish my wife’s rapists,’ says husband of rape survivor

This man from Haryana married a gang rape survivor, sold prime property to hire lawyers and is now fighting a long battle for justice despite threats from the accused.

‘Women no longer need to wear the veil,’ says Haryana khap leader

Every year this Haryana Khap leader convenes a gathering across thousand of villages to spread the message that women deserve their freedom and liberty.

‘Why force women to give birth to boys?’ asks Selfie with Daughter campaigner

Sunil Jaglan, a gender rights crusader and father of two girls raised awareness against infanticide and female foeticide, and worked tirelessly to expand the scope of his campaign.

In search of a few good men

Vibha Bakshi’s “Son Rise” shows a ray of hope in the fight for gender equality in Haryana

Vibha Bakshi's latest documentary Son Rise shows a new side of the women's rights movement

Sitting in Vibha Bakshi’s flat, in the midst of the glass and concrete jungle of Bandra-Kurla Complex, Mumbai, it is very difficult to imagine the rural hinterlands of Haryana with its horrifyingly low sex ratio and atrocities against women. 

The real he for she movement

Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi tells Team Viva how ordinary men are taking on the extraordinary fight to change the narrative on masculinity in Haryana

Dismantling patriarchy

In 2012, the Nirbhaya gang rape in Delhi brought the nation to a standstill.

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Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi wins National Award for her documentary 'Son Rise'

TNN |11th August 2019

Son Rise. Set in Haryana, the film follows three ordinary men working towards gender inequality in the rural North.

Special screening of movie Son Rise in Delhi

TNN | Jan 21, 2019, 18:10 IST

A screening of filmmaker Vibha Bakshi’s documentary ‘Son Rise’ was recently organised at IHC in Delhi, recently. The screening was hosted by the UN Women under campaign in collaboration with FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO).

In search of a few good men

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Vibha Bakshi’s “Son Rise” shows a ray of hope in the fight for gender equality in Haryana

Vibha Bakshi's next "Son Rise" talks about gender equality

PTI |  February 20, 2019 19:10 IST

Mumbai, Feb 20 (PTI) National Award winning filmmaker Vibha Bakshi has collaborated with United Nations Women for her next film “Son Rise”, which talks about gender equality.

Men for women

Mumbai Mirror

The unveiling of documentary filmmaker Vibha Bakshi’s newest SonRise was no ordinary affair. On Friday, the film was launched by Yuri Afanasiev, head of the United Nations’ Delhi operations, and Nishtha Satyam, UN Women Deputy Country Representative.

'Son Rise' depicts men as heroes: Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi

IANS  |  New Delhi 

“Daughters of Mother India” director Vibha Bakshi says her latest documentary film “Son Rise”, set in Haryana, depicts men as heroes.

A Film About A Few Good Men!

MANISHA PRADHAN – February 21, 201

At the premier of national award winning filmmaker, Vibha Bakshi’s Son Rise, the UN Under-Secretary General Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka who unveiled the film, rightly said,“The beautiful thing about the art is that it reflects our thoughts, it changes our minds, it demonstrates our foolishness, it brings tears into our eyes but it leaves us with profound opportunity to reflect. The UN Women is very proud to be associated with Son Rise and United Nations is proud to be a part of this journey.”

IMC-UN join hands to empower women

Fariha Farooqui, DNA

The partnership was unveiled at a conference called ‘WeUNite’, which explored skill development and women entrepreneurship, and was attended by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at Colaba on Tuesday.

#HearMeToo: UN House in India turns orange as part of ’16 Days of Activism’ against gender-based violence

IANS  |  New Delhi | Published: November 23, 2018

The special event, under UN Secretary General’s UNiTE campaign, has utilized the colour orange to represent a brighter future, free from violence against women and girls, as a unifying theme running through its global activities.

National Award-winning filmmaker and producer, Vibha Bakshi, introduced the teaser of her documentary movie SON RISE. 

'Son Rise' depicts men as heroes: Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi

“Daughters of Mother India” director Vibha Bakshi says her latest documentary film “Son Rise”, set in Haryana, depicts men as heroes.

‘Son Rise’ a film on ordinary men doing extraordinary work

Fariha Farooqui, DNA

After producing a 45-minute documentary on violence against women, Mumbai-based filmmaker Vibha Bakshi is set to release another documentary in March next year. The documentary is about real heroes who fought against such violence in rural areas of the country.

UNITED NATIONS Under Secretary-General unveils premiere of Vibha Bakshi's film 'Son Rise' in Mumbai

Mumbai, Feb 20 (UNI)

UN Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, unveiled the premiere of National award winning film director and producer Vibha Bakshi’s film ‘Son Rise’, here on Wednesday.

consulates of the world in Mumbai Screen Vibha Bakshi's Son Rise

Mumbai Mirror | Apr 30, 2019

THE spotlight is on gender equality around the world and many world leaders are doing their bit for the cause. It was heartening to see the Consular Corps (consulates of the world in Mumbai) come together at the recently opened Museum of Indian Cinema on Pedder Road to celebrate National Awardwinning filmmaker Vibha Bakshi’s ‘Son Rise’

In A First-Of-Its Kind Screening, All Consulates Come Together To Support Vibha Bakshi's Film 'Son Rise'

Dailyhunt | 02 May, 3.44 pm

In an unprecedented international gathering, all Consulates in Mumbai, through the Consular Corps, came together to host a special screening of SON RISE, a powerful gender rights film, by National Award winning filmmaker, Vibha Bakshi. The Screening was co-hosted by UN Women, the Films Division and Sonia Hays, wife of New Zealand Consul General and Vice-Dean of the Consular Corps, Ralph Hays, at the recently opened Museum of Indian Cinema, Peddar Road. The film was recently unveiled in February at the Royal Opera House by the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and supports the global UN ‘HeForShe’ movement.

The real he for she movement

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Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi tells Team Viva how ordinary men are taking on the extraordinary fight to change the narrative on masculinity in Haryana

Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi Believes A New Son Rise Will Dawn For Gender Equality In India

by : ETHEL DA COSTA 

“A film cannot solve all the problems, but can certainly open a dialogue,” says Vibha Bakshi about her new film SON RISE, and hopes that involvement of men in gender issues is a step in the right direction.

#HEFORSHE 'SON RISE’ BY VIBHA BAKSHI AIMS AT MEN IN SUPPORT OF GENDER EQUALITY

by : ETHEL DA COSTA 

Mumbai recently witnessed a phenomenal response at the premiere of SON RISE, Vibha’s second film unveiled by United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. It was a proud moment.

Gender equality debate: Men apart or a part of feminism?

Fariha Farooqui, DNA

Documentary filmmaker Vibha Bakshi, who made the National Award winning Daughters of Mother India  (DOMI)  in 2015 in the aftermath of the gruesome 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape, is on the verge of releasing the sequel titled Son Rise

Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi's Cinematic Movement 'Son Rise' Focuses On The Lives Of Men Taking Up An 'Extraordinary' Fight To Help Women

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Published: 

Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi is a National Award-winning filmmaker who has conferred the honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters due to her work as a journalist and filmmaker from the Boston University. Bakshi has previously filmed ‘Daughters of Mother India’ based out of the country, which was a winner at the National Film Award from the then President of India, Pranab Mukherjee. As per the Global Creative Index, her film ‘Daughters of Mother India’ was the most awarded social campaign in the world. 

#HearMeToo: UN House in India turns orange as part of ’16 Days of Activism’ against gender-based violence

By Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: November 27, 2018

The special event, under UN Secretary General’s UNiTE campaign, has utilized the colour orange to represent a brighter future, free from violence against women and girls, as a unifying theme running through its global activities.

National Award-winning filmmaker and producer, Vibha Bakshi, introduced the teaser of her documentary movie SON RISE. 

Documentary filmmaker Vibha Bakshi wins second National Award for Son Rise

CE Features | 13th August 2019

Set in Haryana, the film follows three ordinary men working towards gender equality in the rural North

Consulates to host screening of Son Rise

Namrata Joshi  |  MUMBAI , APRIL 25, 2019

Documentary highlights ordinary men’s fight to bring change in status of women

Sons and shadows

By Priyanka Bhadani |  July 20, 2019

Vibha Bakshi’s take on Haryana’s skewed sex ratio and crimes against women

His Rise, a film about men who advocate for gender equality

By Isabelle Bonsignour

Thursday, April 25, in two auditoriums of the National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai, a large audience was able to watch a documentary, Son Rise, praising the courage of men and women who have testified about the horrors practiced in their villages in the state of Haryana to girls and women. The film is supported by United Nations Women and HeForShe, the United Nations global solidarity movement for gender equality. The director Vibha Bakshi explained to the audience the reasons that led her to make this documentary and her hopes. The screening was organized by several consulates general in Bombay, led by the wife of the Consul General of New Zealand. Sonia Barbry, Consul General of France, joined this action with enthusiasm.

Crucial for men to be part of gender equality struggle: Jack Dorsey, Twitter

Apeksha Mishra  |  Published – 22-November-2018

Jack Dorsey, Founder & CEO, Twitter; and Maya Hari, VP & MD, Twitter Asia Pacific; talk about Twitter being a gender-neutral platform at the Asian Women in Leadership Summit 2018

Son Rise is a fantastic film showcasing unprecedented need to save the girl child

Heer Kothari |  MUMBAI , MAY 5, 2019

It was a hot summer day, where burning issues such as female foeticide and gender ratio came to the fore. Vibha Bakshi’s Rising Son showcased the unprecedented need for saving the girl child for the future. The screening was co-hosted by UN Women, the Films Division and Sonia Hays, wife of New Zealand Consul General and Vice-Dean of the Consular Corps, Ralph Hays, at the recently opened Museum of Indian Cinema, Peddar Road.

Son Rise is a fantastic film showcasing unprecedented need to save the girl child

Heer Kothari |  MUMBAI , MAY 5, 2019

It was a hot summer day, where burning issues such as female foeticide and gender ratio came to the fore. Vibha Bakshi’s Rising Son showcased the unprecedented need for saving the girl child for the future. The screening was co-hosted by UN Women, the Films Division and Sonia Hays, wife of New Zealand Consul General and Vice-Dean of the Consular Corps, Ralph Hays, at the recently opened Museum of Indian Cinema, Peddar Road.

The film focuses on unsung heroes in Haryana standing up for gender equality

Sachin MurdeshwarPublished on February 20, 2019

Mumbai  : Today, Mumbai witnessed a phenomenal response at the Premiere of SON RISE, by Vibha Bakshi, National award winning film Director and Producer. The film was unveiled by United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

Film on Haryana men who take up fight for gender equality

Isha Gupta  |  New Delhi January 16, 2019UPDATED: January 16, 2019 04:08 IST

he film is based on the land of khap panchayat in Haryana, where ordinary men have taken on the ‘extraordinary’ fight to change the narrative of gender equality.

Men are ‘heroes’ in this gender rights documentary based in Haryana

Nov 24, 2018 | HT Correspondent 

Upcoming documentary ‘Son Rise’ by national award winning filmmaker Vibha Bakshi is set in the land of khap panchayat with local men as its heroes. A teaser of the film was screened in New Delhi at the United Nations office on Friday.

Mumbai consulates came together to support Vibha Bakshi's Son Rise

05th May 2019 | New Indian Express

Set in Haryana, the film depicts ordinary men striving to repair the skewed sex ratio in the state.

Gender rights film Son Rise screened for Mumbai Consulates

CE Features | Published: 04th May 2019

In an unprecedented gathering, all consulates in Mumbai, through the Consular Corps, came together to host a special screening of Son Rise — a new gender rights documentary by National Award winning filmmaker Vibha Bakshi. The Screening was co-hosted by UN Women, the Films Division and Sonia Hays, wife of New Zealand Consul General and Vice-Dean of the Consular Corps, Ralph Hays.

SONRISE: Amidst Anguish, Tainted Providence And A Fragile Hope Of Evolution

Gender inequality is a hot topic for any discourse – Never ending arguments ensue, dissentient voices are raised, and matter of fact justifications are also provided. But come to think of it what is the use of it all until one gets to the root cause of the predicament and examines the prime mover of things? Vibha Bakshi has done just that. Her film Son rise is an intense, compelling and a facund portrayal of why things are the way they are!

Dismantling patriarchy

THE ASIAN AGE.  |   NIRTIKA PANDITA  Dec 5, 2018, 

In 2012, the Nirbhaya gang rape in Delhi brought the nation to a standstill. The barbaric act not only pushed people out on the roads expressing their anger, but it also threw the police in an odd spot. While the nation demanded action and a safer place for women, filmmaker Vibha Bakshi stood there looking for answers.

Vibha Bakshi’s next “Son Rise” talks about gender equality.

Mumbai, Feb 20 (PTI) National Award winning filmmaker Vibha Bakshi has collaborated with United Nations Women for her next film “Son Rise”, which talks about gender equality.

‘Women no longer need to wear the veil,’ says Haryana khap leader

Every year this Haryana Khap leader convenes a gathering across thousand of villages to spread the message that women deserve their freedom and liberty.

In Support Of #MeToo, UN House Turns Orange To End Violence Against Women

  | Updated: November 24, 2018

During the dialogue on changing the narrative on gender equality and ending violence against women, National award-winning filmmaker and producer Vibha Bakshi introduced the teaser of her upcoming ‘Son Rise’ 

A collaborative effort to take 'HeForShe' forward

Apart from extending its support to the United Nations ‘HeForShe’ campaign, FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) has also taken the initiative to back Vibha Bakshi’s latest documentary film ‘Son Rise’.

The film which was premiered on January 15, at India Habitat Centre has been supported by UN Women as part of the ‘HeForShe’ campaign.