Movember Month

So! What is Movember month?

According to Wikipedia, Movember month is an annul event which involves the growing of a mouchstach in the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health.

The movement raises awareness on men’s health such as prostate cancer and depression.

Men’s health is one thing that has been ignored since time in memorial. The African society has defined a version of the “perfect men” and this has affected how man act and behave in society.

Men are facing a health crisis which is not being talked about in the African society. Men’s mental health in Zimbabwe is a matter of concern. Being told to be a man throughout one’s upbringing and also in adulthood reinforces the idea that men ought to be tough and deal with issues on their own. This may come as a surprise, but Zimbabwe is among the countries ranked high with suicide rates in the world.

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