International Men’s Day Pamphlets

November 9, 2010

Did You Know?

  • Men have made some of the most wonderful inventions/discoveries which have made life easy today, like:
    • The internet – backbone of the technological progress of the 21st century.
    • Medicines that made baby-delivery easy for women – one of the most progressive inventions of the 20th century.
  • It’s majorly the men who have been laying down their lives since ages in order to protect their people and country-land from external attacks, environmental dangers, et al.
  • It’s the men who have continuously sacrificed their likes and interests in order to take on the role of a bread-winner in order to not only support their families, but also to bring around economic progress that resulted in reducing latencies and made life easier for one and all.
  • Men pay more taxes at the same salary level compared to women; and contribute to 82% of total taxes paid.

Did You Also Know?

  • No studies have been conducted to know about the problems being faced by men in Indian society; and denied any relief to men citing lack of any such research results.
  • In the last 63 years of Indian Independence not a single rupee from the Union Budget has been allocated for men’s welfare.
  • Men undertake the most risky, dangerous and menial jobs like that of fireman, soldier, rail men, miners, laborers, etc. on a majority.
  • The impact of your statement, “Do not cry like a girl” to your 5 year old son; he learns not to share his problems for the rest of his life.
  • Men are treated as ECONOMIC SLAVES when a relationship breakdown happens.
  • Mostly men work in unsafe and hazardous environments.
  • Men die in road accidents 3 times more than women.[1]
  • Every nine minutes a married man commits suicide in India.[2] Every year more than 58000 married men commit suicide in India.[3]
  • Every year more than 1 lakh men are arrested in false dowry cases merely on a complaint from their wives without trial or investigation.[3]
  • Men do not enjoy the luxury of reserved coaches and reserved seats in public transports.
  • Men lose 20 million years of life in 5 urban cities in a decade.[4]
  • Women outlived men by 1 year in the 1920’s, but in today’s stressful times, women outlive men by no less than FIVE years.
  • More Men die due to prostate cancer than women due to breast cancer.
  • More men succumb to heart diseases which has a direct link to stress in life.
  • Men have no choice in reproductive rights.[5]
  • Men have only RESPONSIBILITIES without RIGHTS and a life of COMPETITION by IMPULSION.
  • Men live under and face the wrath of 15 anti-male and unconstitutional laws in India.[6]

Celebrate International Men’s Day and give men their due

Right to Peaceful Existence


[1]:  The Lancet, Volume 374, Issue 9693, Pages 881 – 892, 12 September 2009






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