This International Women's Day
Let's dare to use the word 'mother'
We believe in the power of mothers to make the world a better place. We advocate for their recognition and support as changemakers. We amplify their voice at the highest level: the EU, UNESCO and the UN
Advancing their skills and recognizing their responsibility as the first educators of their children are key levers for change.
What we do:
Advocacy and grass roots mobilisation
with 3 main focus areas - all underpinned by education
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
The pandemic has shed light on the most valuable, yet invisible and undervalued work: care work. Without it, our societies would grind to a halt. It is carers all over the world who have been at the forefront o
UN Geneva - In its response to the Human Rights of Older Women consultation, MMM identifies the inequitable M-F division of unpaid family caregiving duties as a root cause of the M-F pension gap.
UN Geneva, HRC46 - This was the core message delivered at the UN Human Rights Council by Rahela Sidiqi, founder & Director of the Farkhunda Trust for Afghan Women's Education, an MMM associate member.
This recent report on NCI, a new Cote d’Ivoire television channel, highlights the plight of single African mothers, who battle through life with an almost incomprehensible resilience and fortitude in the face
UN New York, CSW65 - In her intervention at a parallel event to the 65th UN Commission on the Status of Women organized by OMEP, MMM President Anne-Claire de Liedekerke also drew attention to the price mothers
MMM associate member EDO Group sets up monitoring centre for research into social fragility of mothers.