International Men's Day is celebrated on November 19 every year to raise awareness about the health of men and boys, promotes gender equality and focuses on the issues they face. 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 enable people to make improvements in the areas of health and well-being of men's and boys. Indian Men's Advocate and mother of two Uma Challa has a huge role to play to make International Men's Day a global celebration. She pioneered the celebration of International Men's Day to raise awareness about the abuse that men suffer in the anti-male legal system.
International Men's Day was first observed in 1999 by on Dr Jerome Teelucksingh, who was lecturer in West Indies.
International Men's Day Quotes, Messages:
It's time to honour and recognise the sacrifices a man makes for his family and society. Happy International Men's Day! Here are some thoughtful quotes from well-known personalities.
"It is not what he has, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is." - Henri-Frederic Amiel
"There is nothing noble being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self." - Winston Churchill
Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.
- Nelson Mandela
One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives.
-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.
"Being male is a matter of birth. Being a man is a matter of age. But being a gentleman is a matter of choice." - Vin Diesel
"A woman simply is, but a man must become. Masculinity is risky and elusive. It is achieved by a revolt from a woman, and it confirmed only by other men. Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all. -Camille Paglia
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
The sanctity of law can be maintained only so long as it is the expression of the will of the people.
Happy Men's Day!