“We face multiple challenges in our changing world, but one factor remains constant: the timeless importance of mothers and their invaluable contribution to raising the next generation. By rewarding their efforts and enhancing their living conditions, we can secure a better future for all.”
Bank Ki-Moon: Secretary General of the UN
Message on the International Day of Families, 15 May 2009
It is to recall this reality that MMM has been working with the UN since 1949.
MMM raises the awareness of member states on the difficulties experienced by the mothers but also on their power of transformation...
MMM enjoys the highest level of Consultative Status, which sets the framework for MMM's actions at the UN Economic and Social Council.
Directly concerned by the 2030 Agenda and most of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), mothers are also essential partners for their implementation.
Estimated at 10 to 40% of GDP depending on countries, 2/3 of this work is carried out by women, specifically mothers. It is the first obstacle to their economic empowerment.
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM took the opportunity of a panel discussion on the future of the right to work in the context of Climate Change, to call for a more holistic view of 'work', where both paid
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - In this recent oral intervention, MMM once again highlighted the vital link between the inequitable distribution of unpaid care work and women's ability to benefit from an adeq
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM's intervention to the Council stresses the need to recognize the central role that unpaid family care work plays in our economy and society, and identifies the Right to Dev
UN Geneva - Answering to a call for input on a draft joint OHCHR/WHO Guidance note on mental health, human rights and legislation, MMM called for a specific focus on maternal mental health, highlighting the hig