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“.
UN New York, CSocD61 - The virtual event we are organizing as part of the 2023 UN Commission on Social Development will draw attention to the specificity of the situation
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
At MMM, we believe that sharing the invisible work of caring and educating children more equitably is a quadruple win: essential for early child development (ECD), beneficial for both men
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM supports the OHCHR's views and recommendations on the Rights of the child and inclusive social protection presented to the Council. Our oral statement stresses in particula
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - As OHCHR seeks to reinforce its work on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, MMM highlights the centrality of Care to the realisation of these rights, in particular the unpaid
Redistributing care work was a central topic at a wide-ranging discussion recently hosted by Harvard Kennedy School Women’s Network and the Women 20 (W20) organization.
On the eve of the SDG Summit 2030, we at Make Mothers Matter draw attention to the topic of Emotional intelligence, often overlooked in educational systems, which we believe is essential for healthy relationshi