This portal is to provide update on activities to commemorate the International Men’s Day (IMD) 2023 activities in Nigeria. International Men’s Day (IMD) is commemorated globally on November 19.
Some media reports to raise awareness about IMD Nigeria event
International Men’s Day – Stakeholders Charged to Highlight Positive Roles of Men
In line with the International Men’s Day (IMD) 2022 global theme, which is ‘Men Leading by Example, the IMD 2022 Nigeria Local Organising Committee (LOC), in alliance with Innate Communications and other partners, has called on corporate organisations, governments, institutions, businesses, religious bodies, public/private sector enterprises, NGOs and the media, to initiate clusters of independent activities at highlighting the positive values of men to their families, communities and the society at large, in relation to the context of their careers, families, health & mental wellness, socio-economic sustainability as well as in the area of organisational or political leadership, as applicable.
2022 Intl’ Men’s Day: Coordinator Seeks Promotion Of Men’s Positive Values
Int’l Men’s Day: Show Good Examples In 2023 Elections, Buhari Urges Nigerian Men
President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly felicitated with men, particularly in Nigeria, as the world celebrates another International Men’s Day (IMD), which thoughtfully places the spotlight on health issues, modelling and leadership roles, sacrifices and other multi-layered responsibilities of men, which include respect for women.
The President in a statement by his media aide, Femi Adesina, reiterated the pivotal role of men in ensuring a safe, peaceful and progressive environment, given their visible positions in families, governments, communities, and leadership in religious, traditional and political institutions.
While recognising the strong, influential and significant position of women in building the nation over the years, with evidence in their rising profiles, the President specially urged men to be guided in protecting and promoting democracy in Nigeria, by ensuring full participation in the forthcoming elections, 2023, adhering to regulations of the electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and exploring redress in the courts.
Men need home front support to face enormous obligations, says Falobi
MEN need all the support they can get, especially from the home front and the family unit inorder to face the enormous burden placed on them by obligations, career expectations, societal influence and peer influence factors.
This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Sanmi Falobi, Coordinator, of the International Men’s Day (IMD) 2022 Nigeria event and IMD Ambassador, West Africa in Abuja
In the statement ahead of the IMD which is celebrated every year on Nov. 19, Falobi said:”though men are generally perceived to be strong-hearted and socialised to project strength, autonomy, dominance and stoicism, there are many men dying silently and crying inwardly due to the enormous burden placed on them by family obligations and career expectations.
Buhari advises Men on International Men’s Day
IMD 2022: MEN ADVISED ON HOLISTIC LIFESTYLE GERMANE FOR LIVING
Men have been advised to live a holistic lifestyle germane for their mental, physical, and social well-being.
Experts in legal, insurance, and health field, who spoke at the Nigeria pre-event session of the International Men’s Day (IMD) 2022, noted that the many expectations, which are being placed on men, subjects them to depression and social vices when they cannot meet up with such suppositions.
Founder, International Men’s Day, Dr. Jerome Teelucksingh of Trinidad & Tobago, while speaking on the theme: ‘Men living by example: Examining the expectations from gender perspectives’ noted that the pre-event is a build-up to the main event later in the year, focuses on men being positive role models in the society.
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IMD event Abuja
Men Too Need to know it's Okay To: Cry, Talk about Feelings, Ask for Help, Break down, Be Vulnerable & Need Support
In Commemoration of the International Men's Day 2022, join us for a Panel Discussion on 'Why Men don't Cry'.
Date: Sunday November 20, 2022
Venue: Stamford Hotel Kubwa, FCT Abuja.
IMD event Lagos.
Venue: Tolulope Odugbemi Hall, UNILAG staff school, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos.
Date: Saturday November 19, 2022.
Men who have taught and exemplified values like honesty, loyalty, respect, unselfishness, compassion, and love to young boys around them watch these boys grow up to become responsible members of society. This is why we decided to commemorate International Men’s Day this year by inviting five young boys from Barton College to a small event at the Softcom Headquarters to have inspiring conversations.
IMD 2022 Nigeria pre event virtual discourse
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