Through its advocacy work, Make Mothers Matter seeks to influence policy to bring about positive changes in the lives of mothers.
Working with and for mothers and involving them in decision making and projects that affect their life has beneficial effects on their children, their families and more broadly on society.
MMM is active in the European Union, UNESCO, and the United Nations, where it enjoys General Consultative Status.
Commission reports, debates in the European Parliament, new directives ... the European Delegation seizes every opportunity to make policy recommendations that are favorable to mothers and families.
In February, Make Mothers Matter responded to the Roadmap of the European Commission strategy on Gender Equality (2020-2024) which was published on 5th March 2020. In our response we advocated
The UN delegation participates in conferences and meetings held at the global level at the United Nations in New York, Geneva or Vienna - bringing the perspective of mothers into the discussions
16 April 2020: Make Mothers Matter, together with 20 other partners of the EU Alliance for Investing in Children, added its voice in a joint statement calling for EU Member
Statements and interventions: MMM notably defends the mother's educational responsibility and her role in the transmission of values and the promotion of peace.
Cote d'Ivoire / UNESCO - Following the implementation of UNESCO's O3 program on Comprehensive Sexuality Education in communities, AJAD MMM continues its campaign in schools in collaboration with the M
16 April 2020: Make Mothers Matter, together with 20 other partners of the EU Alliance for Investing in Children, added its voice in a joint statement calling for EU Member States and the European Commission to
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM drew attention to the impact that a mother’s own mental health and socio-economic status, including her level of education, can have on her children's mental health and t
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 face in a
UN New York - Report on the side-event that MMM organized on the margins of the 58th session of the Commission on Social Development on 18 February 2020 at the UN headquarters in New York.
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM oral statement calls upon governments to support single mothers in their double responsibility of raising children and earning a decent living.