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HELPING MEN AND BOYS LIVE LONGER, HAPPIER, HEALTHIER LIVES: 2012 INTERNATIONAL MEN'S DAY

CONTACT:
D.A. Sears
United States Coordinator – 2012 International Men’s Day
Member, International Men’s Day Coordination Committee
E-Mail: insearchoffatherhood@gmail.com

In the run up to International Men’s Day 2012 (Monday 19th November) we’re asking supporters of the day to focus on five key challenges that will help us improve the health and wellbeing of men and boys all over the world.
Some of the universal health issues that men and boys in all countries around the globe face include lower life expectancy, difficulty accessing mental health services, educational disadvantages, lack of male role models and tolerance of violence against men and boys.
To help us focus our collective minds upon helping men and boys live longer, happier, healthier lives, the five key challenges that the International Men’s Day team is inviting men and women all over the world to address are:

1. IMPROVING MEN’S LIFE EXPECTANCY:

From the moment a boy is born he can expect to live a shorter life tha…