On Thursday 17 November MPs will take part in a debate on International Men's Day. The debate will be opened by Philip Davies MP. This House of Commons Library briefing provides background and statistics as well as press and parliamentary coverage.Jump to full report >>
The International Men’s Day UK website describes the event as follows:
International Men’s Day (IMD) is an annual international event celebrated in over 80 countries including the UK on 19 November. It was inaugurated in 1999 in Trinidad and Tobago and has backing from UNESCO.
The UK theme for the Day continues to be “Making A Difference for Men and Boys”.
The theme is designed to help more people consider what action we can all take to “Make A Difference” by addressing some of the issues that affect Men and Boys such as:
The following sections in this briefing provide background summaries and statistics from the Library and relevant parliamentary and press coverage.
Commons Debate packs CDP-2016-0207
Authors: Alex Adcock; Laura Abreu; Wendy Wilson; Grahame Allen; Tim Jarrett; Tom Powell; Carl Baker; Maria Lalic; Nerys Roberts