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
Make Mothers Matter welcomes the political agreement reached between the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission on the new directive on work-life balance for parents and caregivers.
Viallaite, an association active in Cameroon, joins the MMM network. Its objective is to encourage breastfeeding and healthy nutrition, to guarantee good health for both mother and baby.
This is the leitmotif of Mamas for Africa, a new member association of Make Mothers Matter, active in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Today, a trialogue meeting among the Council of the EU, Parliament, and Commission to reach a common text on the EU Work-Life Balance Directive proposal is taking place.
Brussels, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - Mothers need positive pregnancy and birth experiences, as well as respectful maternity care. Worldwide, laws and practice still do not