The EU delegation focuses on supporting and empowering mothers and highlighting how their contribution at social and economic levels matters for Europe’s future development.
Through the experience and knowledge of its European member associations at the national level, MMM listens to mothers in Europe and gives them a voice at European Institutions.
Recognition of the value of unpaid family care work in Gender Equality. Investing in mothers within the European Child Guarantee initiative.
The pandemic has shed light on the most valuable, yet invisible and undervalued work: care work. Without it, our societies would grind to a halt. It is carers all over the world who have been at the forefront o
Statistics show that at the current pace, closing the gender pay gap between men and women would take more than 250 years. The European Commission (EC) has finally published its proposal for a Directive to i
Make Mothers Matter welcomes the statement recently made by Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights  .
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 thei
October 2020 saw the results of the first Irish Maternity Experience Survey, providing an important insight into women’s experiences at all stages of maternity care in Ireland - antenatal, care during labour
We answered by submitting a paper describing our views on the future of the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan.