November 19, 2015

International Men's Day- 19th November

All those who complain why there is only Women's Day (8th March) and there is no special day sacred men- in fact there is such a day: The International Men's Day. 
International Men's Day is a day celebrated once a year, on 19 November. 
Men's Day was celebrated for the first time in 1999, in Trinidad and Tobago. This day's goals are to raise awareness to men's problems, focusing on the health of men and boys, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male models positive role. International men's day is an event that aims to bring awareness that there is also discrimination against men and boys.

This year (2015) theme is: Make a Difference for Men and Boys. (source)


In this day men celebrate the achievements and contribution to the community, family, marriage and child care. The broad goal of this day is to promote basic humanitarian values. International men's day celebrated in more than 60 countries, including: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Burundi, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, France, Ghana, Grenada, Hungary, India, Ireland , Italy, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Malta, Norway, Pakistan, Romania, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Zimbabwe.

In honor of International men, some interesting facts about men that maybe you didn't know:

Studies have found that the average man spends a year of his life staring at women.


According to studies, men that are not loyal have a lower IQ.


Men lie on average six times a day, twice as much as women.

Half of the murders of women are committed by their former or current partners.

American men have a 50% greater chance of getting cancer than women.

If your laptop is hot and you're a man, do not place it on your lap. This may cause infertility.

During his lifetime, the average man spends six months shaving.


Men skinheads are seen as higher than 2.5 cm and stronger by 13% than men with hair on their heads (according to studies).

Research found that men who have an attractive woman, feel more fulfilled in their marriage.

99-year-old man divorced his wife, 96, after 77 years of marriage because he discovered she had a lover in the 1940s.

The first time two men kissed on the big screen was in 1927 (in the film "Wings").

Men's eyes blink 11 times per minute, compared to women blink 16 times.


Smoking can lead to impotence in men.

Men were the first to wear high heels shoes around the year 1600. The women began to wear these shoes basically to look more masculine.

Men on average higher than women in the 10-12 cm.

More than a third of men aged 30-35 in Italy are bachelors who are living with their parents.

By 2020, China will have between 30 and 40 million men who can not find a woman to marry her (Chinese, of course).

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