Paris Gender Equality Forum - MMM joins the Action Coalition on Economic Justice and Rights for women by becoming a "commitment maker" to push for systemic change in our economic system so that it works for women and girls.
The Global Acceleration Plan for Gender Equality will be launched at the Paris Generation Equality Forum (30 June – 2 July). This ambitious action plan, which aims at rallying around gender equality and women’s rights, is structured on six ‘Action Coalitions’, i.e. multi-stakeholder partnerships involving governments, international organizations, civil society and youth-led organizations, as well as private sector companies and philanthropic foundations.
Each Action Coalition is dedicated to a specific theme to promote women’s rights and gender equality worldwide:
Make Mothers Matter has chosen to focus on the Economic Justice and Rights Action Coalition, which aims at changing the current economic system so that it works better for women and girls. One of our focus points is the inequitable distribution of unpaid care work, which is at the root of economic injustice for women, in particular mothers, and which has also been an important part of our advocacy work.
We have therefore decided to get involved and join the Action Coalition on Economic Justice and Rights as a “Commitment maker”:
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