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17 11, 2018

International Men’s Day 2017 Media Release

By |2018-11-17T14:12:34+00:00November 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Men’s Day 2017 Media Release

Media Release INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY SUNDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2017 Celebrating Men and Boys Launched in 1999, and celebrated in around 80 countries worldwide, International Men’s Day has achieved another landmark this year by being granted a second debate in the Houses of Commons in London (held on 14 November) where politicians, led by the courageous Philip Davies MP, considered some of the key issues facing men and boys. However, India is still leading the world in the number of individual International Men’s Day celebrations being held. Warwick Marsh, coordinator for www.internationalmensday.com from Australia, said, “For International ...read more

19 10, 2018

International Men’s Day Media Release 2016

By |2018-10-22T01:58:36+00:00October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Men’s Day Media Release 2016

Media Release INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY SATURDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2016 Great Britain’s Female Prime Minister says Men Need Their Day The Prime Minister of Great Britain, the Right Honourable Theresa May, has voiced her support for a global celebration of men and boys on International Men’s Day (IMD), which takes place on Saturday 19 November. The British PM has said that the serious issues that International Men’s Day seeks to highlight, such as men’s health, boys’ educational performance and global epidemic of male suicide, need to be given serious consideration. Launched in 1999 and celebrated in ...read more

19 10, 2018

International Men’s Day in America

By |2018-10-22T01:58:36+00:00October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Men’s Day in America

UNITED STATES In February 1994 an "IMD" gathering was initiated by individuals in Kansas City, but this initiative was not continued in following years. In 2001 a number of organizations in the United States are said to have joined in celebrating IMD on 19th November (2001 CBTT source), though there are no records of the event being observed after this date. In 2008 the idea of holding International Men's Day was supported by the Malachi Global Foundation (MGF) in Michigan, and U.S. author and speaker Diane Sears spoke of the event reminding that United States ...read more

19 10, 2018

International Men’s Day in Hungary

By |2018-10-22T01:58:36+00:00October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Men’s Day in Hungary

Hungary joined the IMD celebrations in 2009, on the 10th anniversary of Mens Day. It was commenced by Marie Clarence, writer, who is committed to gender balance and gender equality. The first celebrations are held in Budapest and the opening speech is delivered by UNESCO Cultural Committee's Chairman, Dr Michael Hoppal of Hungary. The program is a mixture of festivity and cultural celebration, so it includes dancing, fashion tips for men, massage techniques for cold winter evenings, and a round-table discussion, titled Are men men? It is the first celebration in Hungary and this is ...read more

19 10, 2018

International Men’s Day in Ghana

By |2018-10-22T01:58:36+00:00October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Men’s Day in Ghana

Ghana Fatherhood Initiative Foundation is a registered NGO in Ghana established to promote and encourage committed,available and responsible fatherhood in Ghana, also to appreciate fathers. Samuel NiiTeiko Tackie, founder and President of GFIF is organising an International Men's Day event which involves donating books to selected Schools in Mamprobi-Accra to conside with Universal Children's day. Press releases to selected radio stations in the regional Capitals in Ghana have been sent and interviews about the event took place. International Men's Day was on the 19th, and the book donation on 20th November at the Mamprobi Polyclinic, ...read more

19 10, 2018

International Men’s Day in China

By |2018-10-22T01:58:36+00:00October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Men’s Day in China

In 2003 Men's Health Magazine held the first International Men's Day in China. The event was held in Beijing and received a positive response from all sectors of society: Sina, Sohu, BTV Charm Frontline, CCTV Arts Express, Shanghai Oriental Satellite TV, Modern Times, The Beijing Youth Daily, Beijing Evening News and other national media which tracked the event. Themes highlighted on the day included men's health and fashion. According to Ms Carrie Xu, PR manager of TRENDS, the International Men's Day is jointly promoted by Men's Health, FHM, and Esquire. Organizers stated, "In today's society, ...read more

19 10, 2018

First Canadian International Men’s Day 2009

By |2018-10-22T01:58:36+00:00October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on First Canadian International Men’s Day 2009

Small groups have reportedly held International Men's Day celebrations in Canada in previous years (On Feb 7, or on Nov 25). None of these claimed small events coincided with the international celebration on November 19. Fortunately this has all changed........ _________________________________________________________________________________ Canada can claim it's very first November 19 International Men's Day this year (2009) !!! The event - Manology: Exploring 21st Century Masculinity is being organised and presented by David Hatfield who states; "This year we will take time on Nov 19 to introduce the history, goals and values of International Men's Day and ...read more

19 10, 2018

First Celebration of International Men’s Day Australia 1994

By |2018-10-22T01:58:36+00:00October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on First Celebration of International Men’s Day Australia 1994

The first Australian International Men's Day consisted of a single celebration in 1994. The rally took place in Sydney and commenced with a gathering at Circular Quay followed by a march through the city streets to Observatory Hill where participants were addressed by a number of speakers. These included Paul Whyte from the Sydney Men's Network, followed by Alan Tegg representing The Men's Development Centre in Balmain. Jenny Dall, editor of the Scarlet Letter concluded the proceedings. The event was the co-ordinated by Graham North who had heard about a similar event in Kansas City ...read more

30 04, 2018

Our Theme for 2018

By |2018-10-22T01:58:37+00:00April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

We welcome you to the International Men's Day global website. Objectives of International Men's Day include a focus on men's and boy's health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models. It is an occasion for men to celebrate their achievements and contributions, in particular their contributions to community, family, marriage, and child care while highlighting the discrimination against them. The theme for 2018 is Positive Male Role Models. Many boys today don't know what it means to be a man because they don’t have a man in their lives. Sadly, ...read more