International Men’s Day: International Men’s Day is celebrated annually on November 19, 2022, and the main motive of this day is to improve gender relations and promote positive expressions of masculinity.
International Men’s Day helps to recognize and celebrate men and boys and their contribution to union, community, nation, society, marriage, family, and children.
International Men’s Day 2022 Theme
The International Men’s Day 2022 theme is “Helping boys and men”.
International Men’s Day History
Thomas Oaster was a director of the Missouri Center for Men’s Studies, he invited organizations from the US, Australia, and Malta to conduct small events with the aim of celebrating International Men’s Day in February month. In 1995, very few organizations attended the event which resulted in the discontinuation of the function.
In 1999, Jerome Teelucksingh understood the importance of male role models and chose to celebrate International Men’s Day on November 19. The day intends to highlight the importance of men’s mental and physical health and positive masculinity.
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International Men’s Day Significance
International Men’s Day is celebrated to remind us that men need to be appreciated and celebrated the same way. The day also promotes gender equality and sets a reminder to strive for positive relations across the gender spectrum.