7 ways you can celebrate International Men’s Day according to Twitter users BelfastTelegraph.co.uk International Men’s Day offers people the chance to celebrate the positive value men bring to the world, and to raise awareness of the issues men face, so how can people mark the occasion? https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/viral/7-ways-you-can-celebrate-international-mens-day-according-to-twitter-users-37542907.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/viral/article37542899.ece/5bfbb/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_510e0788-fbfa-4612-98c1-22fab6a073bf_1 Email International Men’s Day offers people the chance to celebrate the positive value men bring to the world, and to raise awareness of the issues men face, so how can people mark the occasion? Twitter users had some suggestions, many of which focused on mental health. 1. Look after yourself Spending time looking after number one is first on the agenda – whether it’s seeing a therapist or being a bit … [Read more...] about 7 ways you can celebrate International Men’s Day according to Twitter users
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We're already celebrating Movember this month, but on November 19 people around the world will be commemorating International Men's Day. You may have heard of International Women's Day, but few people know that there is a male equivalent. Unsurprisingly, the day has continued to spark controversy year after year, with some claiming that "every day is men's day." So where did it all start and why is it celebrated? Here's everything you need to know about International Men's Day (IMD): When is International Men's Day? IMD falls on November 19 every year. According to the International Men's Day website, the month of November was chosen because it "is important for the masculine soul because it gathers several events that are important to men," including Movember. What is International Men's Day? The purpose of IMD, according to its organisers, is to "encourage men to teach the boys in their lives the values, character and responsibilities of being a man." The organisers added: "we … [Read more...] about International Men’s Day 2018: When is it and why is it celebrated?
0 Have your say Armed Forces Day is all about showing our support for serving troops. service families, veterans and cadets. Leeds Armed Forces Day: New location announced for the return of popular city centre eventAnd here in Leeds, we know how to show that support, including a day of celebrations in the city centre.Here is everything you need to know about Armed Forces Day in Leeds:What is Armed Forces Day?Armed Forces Day is an annual day that celebrates and commemorates the service of men and women in the British Armed Forces.It is the a day for the public to show support for serving troops, service families, veterans and cadets.When is Armed Forces Day?Armed Forces Day 2018 will take place on Saturday, 30 June.It takes place every year on the last Saturday of the month of June.Celebrations begin at the start of that week when flags are raised on important and famous landmarks and buildings.Watch: Take a look back on Armed Forces Day 2017 When did Armed Forces Day … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know ahead of Armed Forces Day in Leeds
Taking fewer risks, driving smoother and having fewer accidents means women have a higher no claims bonus It is International Women’s Day today and French statistics agency Insee has taken the chance to remind people that women, in general, earn 23.8% less than men and get 26% less pension.There is, however, one domain where they do better… car insurance. Insurers have long known that women are safer drivers than men and have rewarded them with lower premiums.Now, simply cutting premiums for women has been ruled illegal as sexist but when insurers switched to giving women a no claims ‘bonus’ in the same way as men, they found hard evidence that women drivers are, indeed, safer and this earns them a significant cut in premiums – averaging €40 each.Insurance comparison website LesFurets.com says women drivers take fewer risks, drive smoother, have fewer serious accidents and make fewer claims.While just 32% of the people insured are women, the site … [Read more...] about Women drivers are safer and pay less for insurance
Moroccan women surfers have become a common sight as they skim the waves off the coast of the capital, Rabat, but they still can face prejudice and harassment back on land. "It's easier in the winter because the beaches are empty," said surfer Meriem, 29, who, like most of the women surfers, wears a wetsuit. "In the summer we suffer a lot of harassment, that's why we pay attention to what we wear." The engineer, who took up the sport four years ago, said she's lucky to have grown up in a "tolerant" family. For many Moroccan women from conservative backgrounds, such activities are off limits. "Some families are ashamed that their daughters practise water sports," said Jalal Medkouri, who runs the Rabat Surf Club on the capital's popular Udayas beach. The gentle waves nearby are ideal for beginners, but nestled at the foot of the 12th century Kasbah and easily visible from the capital's bustling touristic heart, the beach is far from discreet. Yet some club members say attitudes are … [Read more...] about Morocco’s women surfers ride out waves and harassment