The video was launched at a United Nations convention on March 30, 2021. The convention heard from Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and varied UN particular rapporteurs and civil society organisations.

ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Geneva

UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 06:49 AM IST

On the 4th Anniversary of the United Nations Faith for Rights declaration, the UN Office of the High commissioner on Human Rights has issued a brief video on gender equality which accommodates a stanza from Guru Granth Sahib learn by famend scholar and human rights activist Dr Iqtidar Cheema.

The video was launched at a United Nations convention on March 30, 2021. The convention heard from Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and varied UN particular rapporteurs and civil society organisations.

Speaking on the convention, Cheema stated that Guru Granth sahib carries a common message. He stated that the situation of ladies on the time of Guru Nanak was very deplorable as underneath the Brahmanical caste system, ladies got a low standing in life. But Guru Nanak strongly voiced for equal standing of ladies, he added.

“Honoured to contribute to @UNshort video with readings from #Interfaith core texts,” Cheema wrote in a tweet whereas sharing the video on the micro-blogging web site.

According to an official assertion, he stated that he was honoured to get three stanzas of Guru Granth Sahib included within the UN religion for rights declaration and likewise to learn the stanza about ladies rights within the UN official video.

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