Government Equalities Department to Support International Men’s Day

Our thanks to Sir Mark Hendrick MP for asking Victoria Atkins MP, a Government Equalities Minister if the Government Equalities Department will support International Men’s Day.

The exchange that can be read here – includes a commitment to running a programme of events


Photo of Mark HendrickMark Hendrick Labour/Co-operative, Preston

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether her Department has plans to mark International Men’s Day 2018; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Victoria AtkinsVictoria AtkinsThe Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, Minister for Women

The Government intends to mark International Men’s Day 2018, and the Government Equalities Office is planning a programme of activities accordingly.