UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - During the discussion on the impact of Covid-19 on Human Rights, MMM echoes the UN SG on the importance of Care, and calls on governments to move towards a more carin [...]Read more
UN New York, High Level Political Forum - report and recording of the MMM Side-Event [...]Read more
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres delivered a strong and compelling message in his recent Nelson Mandela Lecture: 'Tackling the Inequality Pandemic: A new social contract for a new era’. [...]Read more
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM contributed to the discussion on the report of the UN Working Group on Discrimination against women by offering 3 recommendations. [...]Read more
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - At the meeting with the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, MMM drew attention to how, In the context of the pandemic and imposed lockdown, the demand for u [...]Read more
UN New York, HLPF - Invitation to a virtual side-event to the 2020 High-Level Political Forum on 16 July [...]Read more
On May 27th, Make Mothers Matter responded to the EU Commission’s Public Consultation: “Transparency on pay for men and women”. The objective of the consultation was to gather views of stakehold [...]Read more
International Women's Day - After Geneva and other venues, the exhibition came to the ETH Zurich, Switzerland's most prestigious engineering university. [...]Read more
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM contributed to the discussion on the right to adequate housing by highlighting the economic hardships of single mothers, the difficulties and discriminations they [...]Read more
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - Make Mothers Matter took advantage of the meeting on poverty alleviation and human rights to raise the issue of child poverty for the attention of the Council.
In April 2015 the Shared Parental Leave Scheme came into force in the United Kingdom. The new scheme still required that new mothers take the first two weeks of maternity leave. But now they could exchange th
UN New York, CSocD59 – MMM's oral statement at the general debate closed our series of contributions to the 59th UN Commission on Social Development
UN New York, CSocD59 - A look back at our virtual side-event that took place on February 12th to coincide with the 59th UN Commission on Social Development
UNESCO - At the start of the global pandemic in 2020, eight NGO-UNESCO partners decided to collaborate with their grass roots associations in solidarity actions to share the voices of the most vulnerable and to
UN New York, CSocD59 - On 12 February, join MMM’s virtual side-event during the 59th UN Commission on Social Development.