The transformative power of mothers for sustainable peace

02.03.18

UN Geneva, 37th Session of the Human Rights Council - MMM submitted a written statement to highlight the transformative power of mothers for the prevention of conflicts, and sustainable peace - If onl [...]

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Every Child ALIVE Campaign

01.03.18

UN News - UNICEF launched the Every Child ALIVE campaign, an urgent appeal to fulfill the promise to keep every child alive. [...]

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Challenges and opportunities for mothers in rural areas

26.01.18

UN New York / 62nd Commission on the Status of Women - Supporting mothers living in rural areas offers the potential for important changes in the context of the 2030 Development Agenda. [...]

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Empowering mothers: a key strategy to eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development

20.11.17

New York, UN Commission for Social Development – In a written Statement, MMM promotes mothers as key levers of change and an untapped resource to eradicate poverty. [...]

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Maternal mental health impacts early childhood development

06.06.17

UN Geneva / Human Rights Council - MMM calls on Governments to recognize and address maternal mental health difficulties, and to invest in parenting support and early childhood education and care, so  [...]

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MMM calls for investing in Early Childhood Development to fight poverty

10.05.17

UN New York - In a written statement to ECOSOC, MMM draws attention to the scientific, economic and social cases for supporting maternal physical and mental health, Early Parenting and Early Childhood [...]

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101 children receive their birth certificates and become citizens of Cote d’Ivoire

20.12.16

In partnership with MMM, Aide à la Jeunesse Africaine Défavorisée (AJAD), our associate member in Cote d'Ivoire initiated the process, addressing both the population and the legal authorities in or [...]

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22 countries do not allow mothers to pass their citizenship on to their children

17.07.16

The right of mothers to pass their citizenship on to their children has dramatic consequences on the civil and political rights, as well as economic, social and cultural rights of their children - beg [...]

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Women represented only 2% of chief mediators in major Peace negotiations between 1992 and 2011

24.06.16

According to UN Women Statistics, in major peace negotiations between 1992 and 2011, women represented only 2% of chief mediators 4% of signatories 9% of negotiators Yet, studies show that […] [...]

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Awaj: to ensure the welfare of women in a safe and correct working environment.

15.06.16

A new member of MMM in Bangladesh, the Awaj Foundation has the aim of strengthening the competences of women workers in the textile industry notably in financial literacy and leadership. [...]

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Latest from the UN Delegation

Widowed mothers: MMM calls for addressing the distinct challenges they face

20.06.24

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM was invited to contribute to a side-event organised by Widows Rights International to discuss the unique challenges faced by widows who are mothers, while continuing to sho

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MMM teams push for strengthening the right to education

19.06.24

UN Geneva – A resolution aimed at strengthening the right to education in international legal instruments will be negotiated during the 56th session of the Human Rights Council, which began on 18 June. This r

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A new social contract cannot ignore care

16.06.24

UN Geneva, 112th International Labour Conference (ILC) – MMM contributed to the discussion on the International Labour Organisation Director General’s report calling for a new social contract.

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What mothers need from a care economy

16.06.24

UN Geneva – A general discussion on decent work and the care economy was on the agenda of the 112th International Labour Conference (ILC), which took place over the past two weeks. MMM was there, providing in

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Addressing crises through a ‘Care lens’

10.06.24

UN New York – MMM's written statement, which was submitted ahead of the UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF), sheds light on the impact of the different crises we face globally on unpaid care work, which rema

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Good laws and practices to advance care: MMM shares input

16.05.24

UN Geneva – In accordance with the resolution on the centrality of care and support from a human rights perspective, which was adopted by the Human Rights Council in October 2023, the Office of the High Commi

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