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  • House of Commons to host historic International Men’s Day Debate

      House of Commons to host historic International Men’s Day Debate – week after Prime Ministerial endorsement “A historic and landmark moment” The first ever Parliamentary debate1 on the floor of the House of Commons chamber for International Men’s Day (19 November) will take place on Thursday 17 November 2016. This follows the first ever […]

  • International Men’s Day is for everyone

    This month it’s International Men’s Day. Some people will tell you that everyday is International Men’s Day, but it isn’t, writes Glen Poole. International Men’s Day happens on 19th November and it’s a day for everyone to get involved and take part in a national conversation about men, masculinity and manhood. The International Men’s Day […]

  • Is International Men’s Day about Men’s Rights or Men’s Issues?

    Every year on International Men’s Day (IMD) the topic of “men’s rights” arises in the public debate writes Glen Poole, Co-ordinator for IMD UK.  Last year, for example, when the University of York withdrew plans to mark International Men’s Day, after facing opposition from women’s rights activists, some students complained that this sent out a […]

  • Find out about the first raft of 2016 events

    The first 13 events to mark International Men’s Day in 2016 are listed here: They range from conferences on men and boys issues, fundraising events like Movember, educational & business events and a march. If you have an event, campaign, lecture, meeting, fundraiser or any other activity, please let us know at so we can […]