Care on the Move: Addressing the Gender Gap

24.02.23

On 28th February 2023, Make Mothers Matter together with partners, is organizing a conference at the European Parliament to tackle the issue of the gender care gap in relation to intra-EU mobility. Fe [...]

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Solutions from across the world for single mothers – CSocD61 event recap

19.02.23

UN New York - Our virtual #CSocD61 event, which took place on the margins of the 61st UN Commission on Social Development, brought together expert speakers from varied backgrounds to discuss the situa [...]

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Because mothers count

17.02.23

UN New York, CSocD61 - Those are the concluding words of our representative at the UN in New York to the the UN Commission on Social Development. She called on the Commission to reaffirm the importanc [...]

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Leave no single mother Behind: solutions from across the world

05.02.23

UN New York, CSocD61 - The virtual event we are organizing as part of the 2023 UN Commission on Social Development will draw attention to the specificity of the situation of single parents, in particu [...]

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For mothers to access decent work we must recognize and redistribute unpaid care work

03.01.23

UN New York, Commission on Social Development (CSoCD61) - In our written statement submitted ahead of this year's Commission, MMM points to the inequitable distribution of unpaid family care work as t [...]

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Valuing and supporting Care work: key to progressing the right to development

03.12.22

UN Geneva, Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development - Commenting on a draft thematic study on Inequality and social protection systems in operationalizing the right to development, MMM highlighted [...]

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MMM Response to the EU Care Strategy

18.11.22

We need care when we are very young or very old, experiencing sickness or disability and the people who provide this care are indispensable actors in European economies and societies. [...]

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Making the case for Gender Equal Parenting: Vital for Early Childhood Development and a transformative tomorrow

04.10.22

At MMM, we believe that sharing the invisible work of caring and educating children more equitably is a quadruple win: essential for early child development (ECD), beneficial for both men and women, a [...]

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MMM calls for redefinition of ‘work’ to encompass both paid & unpaid work

28.09.22

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM took the opportunity of a panel discussion on the future of the right to work in the context of Climate Change, to call for a more holistic view of 'work', where  [...]

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Sharing the Care to address mothers’ poverty in old age

26.09.22

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - In this recent oral intervention, MMM once again highlighted the vital link between the inequitable distribution of unpaid care work and women's ability to benefit fr [...]

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Latest News from MMM and its Network

Pathways to a transformative recovery centered on Care

04.05.23

UN New York - Ahead of the upcoming 2023 High Level Political Forum (HLPF), MMM's written statement provides 2 concrete policymaking avenues to address the issue of unpaid care work and accelerate progress on G

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A right to care to foster quality non-formal education

03.05.23

UN New York - Our oral statement to the UN Commission on Population Development calls for for the recognition of the importance of non formal education, which mostly takes place within families. It includes the

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Global support for recognition of ‘Care as a Right’ gains momentum – MMM teams look back at CSW 2023

27.04.23

UN New York - This year’s priority theme of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was ‘Innovation, technological change, education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerme

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Women at the peace table: international Conference

14.04.23

Make Mothers Matter, together with the city of Ypres, and its grass roots partners Mothers for Peace, Mama Kivu and the Vrouwenraad, is organizing an international peace Conference Women at the Peace Table, whi

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268 years to close the economic gender gap? It is time to consider CARE as a human right

14.04.23

Care is at the heart of our advocacy work here at MMM, so we were delighted to have the opportunity to put forward our thoughts in this op-ed featured on the OECD Forum Network website.

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Unpaid care work is not a burden

08.04.23

UN Geneva - In recent years, MMM has strongly advocated for eliminating the use of the word ‘Burden’ in association with unpaid care work. Many people have talked and written about the ‘burden of unpaid c

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