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Yes, there is an International Men’s day and it’s today

Yes, there is an International Men’s day and it’s today

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle
International Men's Day exists to promote men's physical and mental health, and this year's theme is 'Promoting Positive Male Role Models' As we celebrate International Men’s Day today, many are quick to add that we have other 364 other days of the year to favour men who are already holding the majority of power in governments, corporations, media companies and so on. It is crucial to remember that men are more than a job title and having the default expectation that they should simply work hard, earn well and stay with their family only when they have time, really takes a toll on their mental health. While it is highly debated whether women can ‘have it all’, it is an accepted fact that men’s duty is to provide for the family. This raises frustration as many men wake up regretting s
Why become a #MoSista this Movember?

Why become a #MoSista this Movember?

Activism, Featured, Health, Investigations, Society, Specials
Mo Sistas is a way for women to participate in the Movember Movement this month. "I usually pluck it or I wax it. When I was younger, it was very lush – I had a passionate moustache – but it's kind of moved to under my chin now so we'll just see what we get.” https://www.instagram.com/p/BppQjBllH8l/ The Loose’s Women panellist Nadia Sawalha told her co-panellists on growing her stache this Movember. Sawalha is ditching her wax to show support for her husband who is growing his beard for the movement. Movember began in 2004 in Melbourne, Australia when a bunch of friends decided to grow their moustache and commit to 30 hairy days to raise awareness for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s mental health. It has since become a global men’s health movement. During Novemb
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