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.
The Secretary General of the EU Delegation of MMM has been speaking at an Round Table called “A business commitment for a better Work-Life Balance” on 22 March 2018 hosted by Maria
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
UN Geneva / HRC - Through oral Statements, MMM brought the perspective of mothers to the discussions on several issues, including the return of migrants to their home country, engaging
UN Geneva / HRC - Through oral Statements, MMM brought the perspective of mothers to the discussions on several issues, including the return of migrants to their home country, engaging men and boys for Gender e
UN Geneva - In a written Statement ahead of the Human Rights Council, MMM draws attention to the challenges faced by mothers in ensuring the necessary nurturing and caring environment during the critical first
UN Geneva / International Labour Conference - MMM oral intervention commends the International Labour's Organisation's Women at Work Initiative and its new "push for equality". It also reaffirms the urgent need
UN News / WHO - MMM welcomes this roadmap to develop policies and services that will help parents and caregivers provide nurturing care during the early years of a child, a critical period for human development
UN Geneva / World Health Assembly - In a side-event on Early Childhood Development, Make Mothers Matter highlighted some of the challenges that mothers face to ensure that their child develops to their full pot