International Men’s Day focuses on raising awareness of discrimination and male health
International Women’s Day has been steadily growing in prominence but indeed but the International Men’s Day which globally we rejoice for the sake of all men across the globe.
The global women’s celebration day was launched to support and advocate for improved rights and pay for women, while International Men’s Day highlights the issues which men facing in their life and the day also raising awareness for discrimination and male health.
History & Significances’ of the International Men’s Day
Each year International Men’s Day is celebration takes place on 19th November and just on the last Sunday with no exception we celebrate the day.
It is an international event and is celebrated in over 70 countries.
The International comedian Richard Herring each and every year on the International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8, writes on his official page of the micro-blogging site about the date of the male equivalent.
His comical replies grow steadily more exasperated and people or netizens just love the same which enhances the essence of these days literally.
What is International Men’s Day?
On the day International Men’s Day it is “focus on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models.”
Calls for an International Men’s Day had been going on since at least the 1960s.
Once the New York Times reported that: “Many men have been agitating privately to make February 23 International Men’s Day, the equivalent of March 8, which is International Women’s day.”
The crucial reason of this that the International Men’s Day takes place in the month of November when many men take part in Movember growing out their mustaches to raise money for men’s health charities.
How is International Men’s Day marked?
Organisers say the day is for society to appreciate the men in their lives and celebrate achievements.
Ways of commemorating the day include festivals, fundraisers, seminars, TV programmes, and marches.
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