Richard Herring raised over €100,000

A British comedian has shown support for International Women’s Day by personally replying to anyone who asked "when is International Men's Day?" on Twitter.

Richard Herring was quick to remind sceptics that Men’s Day falls on November 19.

The comic, used the campaign to raise over €100,000 for domestic violence charity Refuge.

Herring set up a JustGiving page for the proceeds and explained, 'I do this so that everyone else can get on with celebrating International Women's Day and using it to raise awareness of the issues that affect women. And trying to achieve equality.'