International Men’s Day in the UK – Get Involved in 2023!

International Men’s Day in the UK – Get Involved in 2023!

International Men’s Day in the UK in 2022 was the best ever – over 600 events and huge support on social media With your help 2023, can be even bigger!

This year International Men’s Day is on Sunday 19th November 2023 but most events are held all over November – especially the week before and after.

There is plenty of information on how to be involved on the website with great ideas here – including a list of men and boys’ wellbeing charities to support

The 2023 are:

The UK themes for the Day are:

  •  Making a positive difference to the wellbeing and lives of men and boys
  • Raising awareness and/or funds for charities supporting men and boys’ wellbeing
  • Promoting a positive conversation about men, manhood and masculinity

These themes are designed to help more organisations and people consider what action they can take by addressing some of the issues that affect Men and Boy

In the UK, there are lots of fantastic opportunities for you to get involved, including:

  • Highlight some serious issues affecting men and boys and their wellbeing (see this page for the theme and issues)
  • Encourage and support men and boys in getting support including signposting and making it more accessible
  • Hold events, run campaigns, tweet/post/send messages
  • Raise money for charities supporting men and boys
  • Promoting a positive conversation about men, manhood and masculinity
  • Celebrate Britain’s men and boys
  • Have some fun!!!

A range of the wellbeing issues such as:

  • The high male suicide rate
  • The challenges faced by boys and men at all stages of education and work including attainment, re-training, stress, redundancy and unemployment
  • Men’s health (including male cancers), shorter life expectancy, body image and workplace deaths – plus the health impact of Covid-19
  • The challenges faced by the most marginalised men and boys in society – for instance, homeless men, boys in care, school excluded boys and the high rate of male deaths in custody
  • Male victims of violence and crime – for instance, bullying, sexual violence, gang violence, and, those coerced into county lines and other criminal activity
  • The challenges faced by men as parents, particularly new fathers and separated fathers
  • Male victims and survivors of sexual abuse, rape, sexual exploitation, domestic abuse, forced marriage, honour-based crime, stalking. online image-abuse, sextortion and modern slavery
  • The negative portrayal of men, boys and fathers

Please feel free to use the logos and information – please use #internationalmensday and follow us on Twitter (@ukmensday),  Facebook and LinkedIn

If you need any information, please contact us – we are help to help!

All the best for 2023

Thank you for supporting International Men’s Day in the UK

Ally, Ben, Caroline, Dan, Duncan, Geoffrey, Glen, Mark, Maz and Yousif