The National: Why every day is a men’s day


By Carolyn Leckie

DEAR MEN: why I am a feminist.

Yesterday was International Women’s Day. Every year, at this time, I hear the same dreary quip recycled: “When is it International Men’s Day?”

It’s tiresome, but let’s get it out of the way. There is an International Men’s Day, which falls on November 19. Last year, its theme was “Working Together for Men and Boys”.

Personally, I’m sceptical. It’s like having an International Slave Owner’s Day to balance up Anti- Slavery Day. Or, like the Americans, staging a Subjugation Day to even out the Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations.

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