“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
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 / 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
UN Geneva, 37th Session of the Human Rights Council - MMM submitted a written statement to highlight the transformative power of mothers for the prevention of conflicts, and sustainable peace - If only they are