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Happy International Men’s Day 2018: Themes, Importance and Significance of Men’s Day

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Happy International Men's Day 2018

Happy International Men’s Day 2018: While the world celebrates International Women’s Day (8th March) with great glory and celebrations, International Men’s Day or Men’s Day, celebrated on November 19 passes off a little quietly. Hence we will bring you all the information that you need to know about International Men’s Day. International Men’s Day is celebrated annually on November 19 to celebrate the positive value that the men bring to their families, communities, and the world. It is also commemorated to raise awareness among the people about the men’s mental health and to address the problems related to men which affect their families and the rest of society.

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Happy International Men’s Day 2018

International Men’s Day was created with the aim of creating a space for the men to talk about their mental strength or health. It also encourages them to be more embracing and open about their mental health issues. International Men’s Day was inaugurated by Thomas Oaster in February 1992. The celebration was resurrected in 1999 in the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Jerome Teelucksing, a doctor from Trinidad and Tobago has selected November 19 to celebrate International Men’s Day to honor the birthday of his father.

Themes of International Men’s Day

Every year International Men’s Day is celebrated with some special themes.

2011 – “Giving Boys The Best Possible Start In Life.”
2012 – “Helping Men and Boys Live Longer, Happier and Healthier Lives.”
2013 – “Keeping Men and Boys safe.”
2014 – “Working Together For Men and Boys.”
2015 – “Working To Expand Reproductive Options for Men.”
2016 – “Stop Male Suicide.”
2017 – “Celebrating Men And Boys In All Their Diversity.”
2018 – “Positive Male Role Models.”

Happy International Men's Day 2018

Happy Men’s Day 2018

What do people do?

On International Men’s Day, people will honor the contributions, sacrifices, and progress made by men in society. Events will be conducted around the world with the aim of raising awareness about the importance of men’s health, gender equality and the importance of the men’s role in society, family, relationships, and childcare. International Men’s Day is also a perfect day to explore some of the issues like real-life options, hunger, poverty, homelessness, parental alienation, fatherlessness, mass incarceration, ethnic intolerance, and religious issues which prevents men and boys from living healthier, purpose-driven, and longer lives.

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