Dear Fathers and Father figures:
The Ubuntu Men’s Movement expresses warm congratulations and heartfelt appreciation to all fathers and men who have accepted their position as leaders, nurturers, and protectors in our society on this unique occasion of Father’s Day. Today, we honour your enormous commitment to the lives of your children, families, and communities.
Fathers and Father figures, you play an important role in shaping the next generation. Your love, advice, and presence have a significant impact on your children’s development and well-being. We applaud people who have accepted their duties and become positive role models, displaying strength, compassion, and honesty.
However, we must also confront those fathers who may have failed to perform their responsibilities. We urge you to stand up, recognize the importance of your presence in your children’s lives, and make a more positive difference. Accept the opportunity to develop strong, loving relationships with your children and help them grow and succeed. By actively participating, you may help to design a better future for them and our society as a whole.
We urge the authorities to implement more social programs that explicitly target men and boys. It is critical to create spaces and tools for men to address and overcome issues, encouraging their mental, emotional, and social well-being. By empowering and supporting males, we create a more inclusive and friendly atmosphere in which fathers may thrive and effectively perform their obligations.
We are happy to recognize our young lads’ recent achievements in the CPEA tests for 2023, where they dominated the top 25 sports. This demonstrates their talent, perseverance, and hard work. Let us applaud their achievements and urge them to keep following their dreams. We can establish a society that allows all of our young boys to attain their full potential by fostering their gifts and giving them chances for their development.
While we commemorate this day, we must not forget about the serious issue of domestic violence. We urge the government to prioritize training and teaching in this area in order to promote healthy relationships, respect, and nonviolence. It is our joint responsibility to confront these challenges head-on, establishing a safe and loving atmosphere for all people, regardless of gender.
The Ubuntu Men’s Movement argues for a more inclusive society in which every individual is recognized, respected, and empowered to make a good contribution. Let us unite in embracing diversity, breaking down barriers, and building a culture that values and supports every parent and family.
On this Father’s Day, we express our heartfelt greetings to all fathers and Father figures. May your path be blessed with happiness, love, and fulfilment. Your presence and effort make a significant influence on your children’s lives, moulding them into confident and caring individuals. Father’s Day blessings be upon you all!
Enjoy your day to the fullest!
Martin A. James
On behalf of Ubuntu Men’s Movement