International Men’s Day observed on Nov. 19

The Family Resource Centre is hosting a series of events this month to mark the sixth Annual International Men’s Day, which falls on Nov. 19.

The theme of this year’s global observation is “Stop Male Suicide” with the motto “Learn, Love, Listen.” It will be discussed in a broadcast on Radio Cayman from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16.

On Friday, Nov. 18, a Men and Boys Connect Conference will be held at the Family Life Centre in George Town from 9 a.m. to noon, according to a press release from the Family Resource Centre.

Throughout the month, a Men and Boys Connect Facebook Challenge involves posting a picture of men and boys connecting or making a difference. See the Family Resource Centre’s Facebook page for a chance to win prizes.

On Nov. 24, a “Raising Resilient Boys” interactive family skills session aims to teach parents and children how to work together and address common obstacles boys face. The session, from 6-7:30 p.m. will be held at the Family Resource Centre in the Compass Centre.

Dinner and child care will be provided.

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