Our thanks to Philip Davies MP for his sterling efforts in achieving this. Hopefully the debate will not be confined to the issue of mental health issues, and men’s reluctance to seek help at times of crisis, but address the burning question of why so many men suffer reactive depression to the extent they take their own lives – the reasons include, of course, denial of access to children after family breakdowns, and denial of support for male victims of domestic violence.
The male:female suicide rate in 2013 was 3.5:1, in 1983 it was 1.7:1.
My International Business Times article on male suicide is here.
Over three years ago, four months before the launch of J4MB, our allied organization the Anti-Feminism League presented Philip Davies with a Winston award. He remains the only politician ever to have one won a Winston award.