Male suicide a serious concern ignored by law-makers: INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY 2023

New Delhi (India), November 17: We Men Helpline Org (, dedicated to advocating for the rights of men and boys and promoting strong family traditions.

International Men’s day was first observed on 19 November 1999, has facilitated a global dialogue on creating a nurturing and empowering world for men and boys especially the less fortunate and disadvantaged. This year IMD will be observed in 93 nations.

“The International Men’s Day has also created and supported initiatives which improve the manner in which the world addresses and resolves their unique mental and physical health issues for men and boys”, Dr Jerome Teelucksingh, Founder, International Men’s Day

The day 19 November 2023, is to encourage institutions, organizations, and individuals to identify the causes for male suicide and try to find solutions to create a protective environment for men in all nations.

“A safe environment is essential for nurturing, growth and development of men”, Vivek Singh founder of NewsOfX.

According to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the trend of suicide among men are growing year-on-year. India has recorded highest suicide (51,477) in year 2020 due to “Family Problem”, where 35333 were male and 16140 were female.

“Due to family problems, the suicide rate in men is twice that of women”, by Men’s and Child rights activist Kumar S Ratan

“Government need to focus on Men’s mental health and awareness”, by Founder of MenTalks Advocate Roopanshu Pratap Singh

International Men’s Day celebrates and honours the contributions and sacrifices of men — “everyday men”. Observance of International Men’s Day places a focus on uniting humanity by providing an opportunity to work towards our shared objectives.

Themes of IMD 2023 are:

  • Zero Male Suicide
  • To focus on men’s health and well-being; social, emotional, physical, and spiritual
  • To highlight discrimination against males in areas of social services, social attitudes, and expectations, and law

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