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  • Summary of International Men’s Day in the UK 2015

      While I know the other team members will soon be posting their reflections on International Men’s Day, it is useful to capture the main events, activities, articles and happenings in one place. Certainly, this is the year after many years of campaigning where International Men’s Day broke through at two levels. Firstly, it reached […]


  • Over 40 events, celebrations and happenings across the UK

    Over the past few weeks, today and in the next week or so, there are over 40 events, celebrations and happenings marking International Men’s Day. And probably many more we don’t know about (Please see the events list at the end) An historical debate in the House of Commons on male suicide, cmapaign meetings, letters to […]



  • International Men’s Day: Helping Men Talk About Being a Man

    International Men’s Day: Helping Men Talk About Being a Man   International Men’s Day on Thursday 19th November will provide a national platform to help men talk about men’s issues, say supporters.   The annual day aims to improve gender relations; focus on men’s health and wellbeing; promote male role models; celebrate the contributions men […]


  • 10 Ways To Celebrate International Men’s Day 2015

    Would you like to support International Men’s Day on Thursday 19th November 2015 but don’t know what to do? If so here’s 10 ways you can get involved with the day: Become a “clicktivist” The suicide prevention charity, CALM UK, is launching a new social media campaign on International Men’s Day, to get more people […]


  • We all need to help men talk about men’s issues

    I was deeply saddened to hear that the University of York has cancelled its plans to mark International Men’s Day and raise awareness of important men’s issues like male suicide, writes Glen Poole, co-ordinator for International Men’s Day in the UK. I understand the university had planned to follow up the day by highlighting the […]


  • Write to your MP for International Men’s Day

    One simple way that everyone in the UK can support International Men’s Day is to write to your MP and ask them to support the first International Men’s Day debate that will take place in parliament on Thursday 19th November 2015. This is really easy to do if you use a website like Write To […]