International Men’s Day is also known as IMD. And on 19th November it is celebrated every year. It has been celebrated for the last 21 years as it was firstly celebrated in 1999.
It was founded by a history lecturer of the West Indies named Dr. Jerome Teelucksingh. As per the official website of international men’s day, To make men equivalent to women, as Women’s international day which was celebrated on 8 March of every year. This day was decided to be celebrated as International Men’s day.
There is one separate website on international men’s day with the domain of internationalmensday.com and the objective of the celebration of this day is to promote a positive male role, focus on men’s health and well-being, to highlight the discrimination that men faces. They have highlighted one more piece of content on their website – “Better relation between men and women” and this is their theme for 2021 for the celebration of international men’s day.
This day is celebrated quite after 14 November, which is celebrated as children’s day. Which is celebrated as on birthday of the First Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. As he was popular among the children.