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 years of their child.
In addition to the obvious challenge of the absence of basic maternal healthcare infrastructure and services that persists in still too many parts of the world, such challenges include:
MMM recommendations include:
Nurturing care for optimal Early Childhood Development is first a question of child rights But it is also about social transformation and building more peaceful societies.
MMM brought these challenges and recommendation to the attention of the Human Rights Council in a more detailed fashion through a written Statement ahead of the 38th Session, which took place from 18 June to 6 July 2018 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
With this Statement, MMM also made the link with the Nurturing Care Framework which was launched during the World Health Assembly in may 2018.
MMM written Statement to the 38th Session of the Human Rights Council (ref. A/HRC/38/NGO/82)
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