The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights issued a video on gender equality on the fourth anniversary of the United National Faith for Rights declaration.
Launched on March 30, the quick video consists of a stanza from Guru Granth Sahib, learn by scholar and human rights activist Dr Iqtidar Cheema.
The convention included Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and numerous UN particular rapporteurs and civil society organisations.
At the convention, Cheema spoke about how the Guru Granth Sahib carries a common message on equality. He went to speak about how the situation of girls on the time of Guru Nanak was deplorable beneath the Brahmanical caste system. And Guru Nanak strongly advocated for the equal standing of girls.
“Honoured to contribute to @UN quick video with readings from #Interfaith core texts, Dr Cheema tweeted whereas sharing the video.
Honoured to contribute to @UN quick video with readings from #Interfaith core texts. Released as we speak. Pl watch &share https://t.co/0Yod5bbBe3 @julianbond12 @Drsmeeee @QariAsim @JakaraMovement @1Force @CadburyCentre @NishkamCentre @SikhAustralian @sakanakodar
— Dr Iqtidar Cheema (@drcheema786) March 30, 2021
He additionally learn out the stanza about ladies’s rights, used within the UN official video, on the convention, as per an official assertion.
(With inputs from ANI)