“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.
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