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International Men’s Day 2018
International Men’s Day in the UK on Sunday 19 November 2018 coincides with International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. To help the world mark these two Days, we are inviting men and women all over the UK to join us in adopting the official International Men’s Day Theme for 2018.
International Men’s Day in the UK provides a fantastic opportunity for you to:
Have some serious fun
Highlight some serious issues
Celebrate Britain’s men and boys in all their diversity
Last year, was the most successful celebration of International Men’s Day in the UK ever. There were over 40 events and celebrations from community events and business events to student events and political events. There was also huge media and social med, You can see who did what last year here and view an overall summary of the Day here.
International Men’s Day (IMD) is a global day of observance held every year in more than 60 countries around the globe.
IMD is a global grassroots movement that invites every man, woman, girl and boy in the world to come together and celebrate men and boys in all their diversity.
As a day of observance IMD places its focus on that which unites humanity – giving everyone who wants to celebrate International Men’s Day the opportunity to help work towards IMD’s shared objectives which are applied equally to men and boys irrespective of their age, ability, social background, ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, religious belief and relationship status.
Those objectives are:
To promote male role models
To celebrate the contribution that men make
To focus on men’s health and wellbeing
To highlight discrimination against men the inequalities that men and boys face
To improve gender relations and promote gender equality
To create a safer world for everyone