International Men’s Day 2022: History, Significance, Celebration and Quotes

International Men’s Day 2022: Check here the date, history, significance, how to celebrate and all you need to know about the day.

International Men’s Day is celebrated every year on November 19th across the world. This day is dedicated to raising awareness about the contributions of men to society, their health and well-being, and the improvement of gender relations.

Men’s Day is also observed to promote a sense of positive masculinity. Furthermore, it raises awareness about the challenges that men face and acknowledges the positive value men bring to the world. There are various campaigns, seminars, and other events organized to increase awareness of men’s well-being on this day.

International Men’s Day History

In 1999, Dr. Jerome Teelucksingh, a history lecturer at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago, founded International Men’s Day on November 19. As a mark of respect for his father, Teelucksingh chose November 19 for the event.

The idea of creating an International Men’s Day (IMD) has been a hot topic since the 1960s. As reported in the New York Times, on February 24, 1969, “Many men have been agitating privately to have February 23 marked as International Men’s Day.”

International Men’s Day 2022 Celebration

The best way to celebrate International Men’s Day 2022 is to spend a little time with your brothers, fathers, and boyfriends, and to tell them how they enhance your life.

Public seminars, forums, conferences, festivals, and fundraisers have been held to mark International Men’s Day since 1999, as well as school activities, radio and television programs, award ceremonies, and peaceful awareness marches have been part of the celebration.

Quotes For International Men’s Day 2022

Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth. Chuck Norris

Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men. Mahatma Gandhi

“The difference between a great man and a little man is their commitment to integrity and hard work.” Shiv Khera

Every man is a volume if you know how to read him. William Ellery Channing

A man does what he must—in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures—and that is the basis of all human morality.” — John F. Kennedy