International Men's Day 2013 theme
The theme for 2013 is, "Keeping Men and Boys safe".
The nominated target areas are:
• 1. Keeping men and boys Safe by tackling male suicide;
• 2. Keeping boys safe so they can become tomorrow’s role models;
• 3. Tackling our tolerance of violence against men and boys;
• 4. Boosting men’s life expectancy by keeping men and boys safe from avoidable illness and death;
• 5. Keeping men and boys safe by promoting fathers and male role models.
The 2013 Press Release asks, "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?"