Sub: Confidare India Men’s Rights Community Center announces celebrations for International Men’s Day
International Men’s Day (IMD):
International Men’s Day is celebrated in over 60 countries including Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Australia, India, China, United States, Romania, Singapore, Malta, United Kingdom, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Hungary, Ireland, Ghana, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Italy, Pakistan, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Grenada and Cayman Islands, on 19 November, and global support for the celebration is broad.
The main objective of celebrating International Men’s Day is to celebrate being a man, to recognize the contributions that men make towards the progress of the society, to salute the sacrifices they make for their near and dear ones, and to highlight the problems faced by them which may be addressed or unaddressed.
International Men’s Day began to be celebrated since 1999 after it was started in Trinidad and Tobago by Dr. Jerome Teelucksingh for whom his father was his role model.
Theme of International Men’s Day:
The theme of this year’s International Men’s Day is “Saving Men from Manhood”. Years of expectation of chivalry and risk-taking by men has turned manhood into a necessary evil for men. Continue reading