#InternationalMensDay – 19th November

Today, 19th November, is International Men’s Day. Today, we are supposed to either celebrate being a man or celebrate the #men in our life.

Since 2007, we started celebrating International Men’s Day in India and every year we did some or the event to observe it. In 2008, we did a bike & car rally, 2009 we had organised a discussion in Mysore University, 2010 we had organised a fun fest in a prominent mall in Bangalore and engaged around 800 people telling them about men’s day. This was repeated in 2012. 2013&14 we did art galleries about men’s day.

But now there are 2 distressing developments about men’s day that I am observing.

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Bobby…….Not a darling…..anymore

“The Hu-Man” channel presents its next video discussing the domestic violence case filed by Man turned woman Bobby darling on their husband. Ironical, as it sounds, but even with an almost woman as a wife, the man is always in danger

SC order on 498A – Boon or bane: A point wise analysis video

Authors and advocates for men’s well-being – Virag Dhulia & Jyoti Tiwari discuss the recent judgement on Section 498A by Supreme Court that is being projected that it makes Section 498A toothless, so let’s have a reality check.

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The rise and the fall of the men’s right movement in India

19th July 2005 – The Honorable Supreme Court of India passed a landmark judgement in which it said that “Misuse of Section 498A against men and their families unleashes a new form of Legal Terrorism against them”.

Not only did the Supreme Court acknowledge that the dowry law was being used to trap innocent men with false cases, a new coin was also termed for the same. And after that, various bloggers writing on men’s issues filed the internet with the phrase “Legal Terrorism”.

Today, 19th July 2017, 12 years hence, yet even in Section 498A, much hasn’t changed in India for men, let alone any other issues faced by men.

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E-Book for Secrets of Manhood – Vol 1 is available now

Click here to purchase the E-Book

This book is a collection of short articles which draw references and inspiration from real life incidents, movie scenes, movie plots, newspapers, TV Media and otherwise. These articles focus on highlighting the various issues and problems that are faced by men over centuries and decades. The articles also challenge pervert social mind-sets which make men disposable, vulnerable and risk their lives without any gratitude. The articles raise important questions about social notions which stereotype men and jeopardize their peaceful existence.

The book also aims to create awareness about men’s problems and seeks to reduce suicides by men by creating a more male-friendly society. The book intends to create awareness in the society about the psyches and sensibilities of men which are currently like unlocked secrets for the society.

Being locked, society has a perception that even if a man faces problems, either he is at fault and deserves it or at best, is competent enough to handle them and does not need a support structure. Such a mind-set does not create a conducive communication atmosphere for men to express their issues and concerns. This book aims to work towards creating such an atmosphere for men.