International Men’s Day 19th November 2020 - Swikriti's Blog

International Men’s Day 19th November 2020

Every 19th November is celebrated as International Men’s Day to empahsize the positive value that men bring to the world, societies, and their families and also to raise awareness about well-being of men. The initiative for the International Men’s Day was inaugurated in 1992 on 7 February 1991 by Thomas Oaster and was conceived one year previously on 8 February 1991. The project has been reinitialized in the cities of Trinidad and Tobago in 1999.

The day was inaugurated to celebrate the contributions made by man in their societies, communities, and their families. The month of November is important to the man’s soul because it brings together a variety of important events for men. November is the month that we are concentrating on raising funds for the wellbeing of men. People observe the International Day of Children on November 20th, and then the unique partnership with the men and the children forms a 48-hour celebration.

International Men’s Day encourages men to educate the values, character and responsibilities of being a man to boys in their lives. Mahatma Gandhi said We must become the change we want.” We must only develop a just and healthy society that gives everyone an opportunity of flourishing all, both men and women, lead by example.

Theme of International Men’s Day 2020

This year the theme of International Men’s Day 2020 is- Better Health for Men and Boys.

We live in a days of silent health crises of men. Globally, the men die 6 year younger than women and 95% of the people die at work are men. This International Men’s Day focus on the health crises of both men and boys. The aim is to make a better healthy environment for men.

Swikriti Dandotia

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