UN New York - In a written statement to ECOSOC, MMM draws attention to the scientific, economic and social cases for supporting maternal physical and mental health, Early Parenting and Early Childhood Education and Care and calls on governments to recognize the critical importance of the early years of a child, starting during pregnancy and invest in Early Child Hood Development.
MMM also calls on Governments
Early Childhood Care and Education – starting during pregnancy – and empowering mothers and other caregivers in the essential role of upbringing children is the best investment a country can make. Not only it is a matter of child rights, but it will be key to the realization Goal 1 – Eradicating Poverty -, and more generally the 2030 Development Agenda.
MMM written Statement was submitted ahead of the Annual Ministerial Review of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) that takes place every summer. The theme for 2017 is « “Eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions through promoting sustainable development, expanding opportunities and addressing related challenges“.
Make Mothers Matter, together with the city of Ypres, and its grass roots partners Mothers for Peace, Mama Kivu and the Vrouwenraad, is organizing an international peace Conference Women at
UN New York - On the occasion of the World Water Day and the UN Water Conference, MMM highlights the impact of the lack of access to safe and clean
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - Entitled ‘Centrality of care and support from a human rights perspective’, this landmark resolution was presented by the governments of Argentina, Iceland, Mexico
UN New York, CSocD62 - The title of the resolution, “Promoting care and support systems for social development”, makes it clear that Care and Support are directly linked to the three core themes of social d
UN New York, CSocD62 - MMM's intervention to the Commission on Social Development reiterates that investing in mothers through recognition, education, protection and adequate support is a smart investment, with
This event, marked by insightful presentations and discussions, addressed the challenges and opportunities that exist in parenting within our complex society and highlighted the tools created to provide parents
UNESCO, Paris - "Every political promise is addressed to children, every genuine commitment requires confronting the challenge of transmission. From a spiritual, metaphysical and human point of view, we can't i
UN New York, Commission on Social Development - In a written statement, MMM makes the case for investing in mothers, highlighting the high returns in terms of both gender equality and child rights, and ultimate