Every year, on November 19 International Men’s Day is celebrated world over. While International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 appreciating contribution of women toward humankind, International Men’s Day is celebrated to highlight the presence of male role models.
The day focuses on men’s and boys’ health, promoting gender equality. The day was declared in February 1992 by Thomas Oaster to raise awareness about the isses faced by men.
What is the Theme for International Men’s Day 2019?
The theme for International Men’s Day 2019 is “Making a Difference for Men and Boys”. The theme focuses on the need to value men and boys and support those working for practical ways to ensure better health and well-being for them.
International Men’s Day is celebrated in over 80 countries and is supported by various organizations, including UNESCO.