International Men’s Day Importance and Significance behind celebration


International Men’s Day 2019 is celebrated every year on 19 November. International Men’s Day is celebrated in more than 60 countries. International Men’s Day was first celebrated in India in the year 2007. It started in 1998 in Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. Jerome Tilak Singh took the initiative to give a name to the contribution of men in life. World Men’s Day is celebrated on his father’s birthday. It was Dr. Jerome who initiated the International Men’s Day. This year’s theme of International Men’s Day (International Men’s Day 2019 Theme) is ‘Making a difference for men and boys’. On this special occasion, you can also wish your loved ones Happy International Men’s Day by sending fantastic messages and quotes.

Importance of International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day is mainly celebrated to focus on the health of men and boys, to improve gender relations, to promote gender equality, and to highlight male role models. According to the website of InternationalMensDay, 3 times more men than women in the world commit suicide. One in 3 men are victims of domestic violence. Men die 4 to 5 years before women. More than double the men are suffering from heart disease. Men’s Day works on the positive aspects of men’s identity. The main objectives of celebrating Men’s Day are the following:

– Promoting male role models.
– Celebrating the positive contribution of men to society, community, family, marriage, childcare, and environment.
– Focus on men’s health and well-being; Socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually.
– To highlight discrimination against men.
– Improve gender relations and promote gender equality.
– Creating a safer, better world.

How to celebrate International Men’s Day?

Men’s day is completely men’s day. On this day, many programs for men are organized in foreign countries. They are given a party, sent to roam. However, if you talk about India, now gradually the emphasis of celebrating this day has started catching up. Also, International Men’s Day is seen on social media. You can also make this occasion special by giving greetings and gifts to your family members and your mail friends on International Men’s Day. You too can celebrate this day by taking them to lunch or dinner. And above all, no matter what day it is, both men and women should respect each other.


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