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2011 INTERNATIONAL MEN'S DAY: HOW YOU CAN HELP!

International Men's Day will be observed in over 50 nations around the world on Saturday, 19 November 2011 under the theme "Giving Boys The Best Possible Start In Life".   International Men's Day resonates with Women and Men and shares a 48-hour partnership with Universal Children's Day which is observed worldwide on 20 November of each year and is endorsed by the United Nations.

The people who support International Men’s Day – who include the international authors Warren Farrell and Steve Biddulph – have warned that while it remains important to focus on the specific needs of women and girls around the world, that it is more important than ever before that we don’t ignore the specific needs of the world’s boys and the men they will grow up to become. Warren Farrell states;


“In the last 30 or 40 years we've really helped girls and women develop and that's a wonderful thing but I've also seen that our sons have begun to drop out of school at a much grea…