Changing narratives about
unpaid care work and the economy
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
UN New York / HLPF - A look back at our side-event to the UN High Level Political Forum
The Social Platform, of which Make Mothers Matter is a member, recently held its annual Flagship Conference "Building Social Europe". This was an official side event of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council
Our campaign, aimed at supporting Afghan women’s pressing request to a continued right to education, passed two important milestones at the European Parliament recently.
UN New York / HLPF - Register now to join us virtually at this year’s High Level Political Forum side-event.
Make Mothers Matter welcomes the newly adopted Council Recommendation establishing a European Child Guarantee that aims at reducing the number of children at risk of poverty and social exclusion within the Unio