Diane A. Sears – Coordinator
2013 International Men’s Day
KEEPING MEN AND BOYS SAFE: 2013 INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY
BRIGHTON, UNITED KINGDOM – 14 February 2013 — People all over the world are used to relating to men as protectors and providers, but how often do we consider the actions we can all take to protect Men and Boys from harm and provide them with a safe world where they can thrive and prosper?
In the run up to 2013 International Men’s Day — Tuesday 19th November — ,we’re asking supporters of the day to focus on five key challenges that will help create a better world for everyone by Keeping Men and Boys Safe.:
Keeping Men And Boys Safe By Tackling Male Suicide
Every minute of every hour of every day, one more man reaches the point where he thinks the only option is to take his own life.
According to the World Health Organisation, it is estimated that nearly one million people take their lives every year and most of them are Men. In developed countries, Men are generally three to four times more likely to take their own lives.