Our #MMMAfghanMothers campaign got off to a dynamic start in November at the LSE in London. Here’s a look back at the evening: who was there and what was said, in support of mothers in Afghanistan and their right to education for themselves and their daughters.
Advancing their skills and recognizing their responsibility as the first educators of their children are key levers for change.
What we do:
Advocacy work and mobilisation on the ground, with 3 main focus areas
They often face discriminations linked to motherhood and poverty…
But without mothers,
They are at the heart of Early Childhood Development and family health issues…
But maternal health, a global health indicator, still remains a challenge
They are the first victims of violence and armed conflicts…
But mothers also have the power to build bridges, mobilise and educate to the values of peace.
They advocate to bring a “mother's” perspective to discussions at international level
For the development and implementation of policies that support mothers and families
For the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals - with and for mothers
To promote and support the essential role of mothers for Education and Peace
only of mothers worldwide have access to paid maternity leave
mothers still die each year in childbirth or in relation to pregnancy
The official theme of World AIDS Day this year was “Communities Make The Difference.” The theme recognises the vital role that communities are playing - both to prevent new HIV infections, and deliver life-
Make Mothers Matter responded on 13 November 2019 to the Public Consultation organised by the European Commission on the validation of non-formal and informal learning.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - MMM issues a statement reiterating the urgency bringing an end to the mistreatment and violence mothers suffer in pregnancy and childbirth.
UN Geneva - MMM took part in an event organized on 8 November by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Maternity Protection: "A Century of maternity protection: