Make Mothers Matter at the European Union

The MMM European délegation 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.

MMM advocacy work at the European Union

The Delegation works to influence European policies and legislation to bring about positive changes in the lives of mothers

What matters to mothers in Europe

The results of the survey conducted in 2011 with the participation of 12'000 mothers across Europe still guide the delegation's advocacy work

Reconciliation of work and family life

Enabling mothers and fathers to better reconcile work and family responsibilities remains a key priority for the European Delegation

European Projects

The MMM European Delegation is involved as a partner in a new EU-funded research project: CIRC4Life

Maternal Health: also an issue in Europe

Access to health services, obstetric violence, obesity, maternal depression and burnout are among the challenges in Europe

Recent News from the MMM European Delegation

MMM joins the #WhatWomenWant campaign

11.04.18

We are happy to join the #WhatWomenWant campaign meant to hear directly from at least 1 million women & girls worldwide about how they define quality, equitable and dignified maternal and reproductive healthcar

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MMM speaker at an event in the European Parliament on work-life balance

22.03.18

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 Arena MEP and Agnes Jon

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MMM joins the World’s Biggest Mama Meet up

08.03.18

International Women's Day, March 8th, 2018 - Make Mothers Matter joins the campaign launched by Mindr and the United Nations Foundation's Global Moms Challenge.

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MMM at the EU Development Days

15.06.16

Make Mothers Matter represented by Anne Claire de Liedekerke (President), Johanna Schima (Policy officer) and Olalla Michelena (SG of the EU delegation) participated at the EU development days which took place

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MMM at Women Deliver

16.05.16

From the 16-19th May 2016, Olalla Michelena, secretary general of Make Mothers Matter Europe delegation, participated at the fourth global Women Deliver conference which took place in Copenhagen.

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