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”:
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
On November 7th, we co-hosted an event at the EU Parliament on peripartum depression with MEP Maria Noichl.
A look back at our LP4Y event in New York
As part of the LP4Y Youth Inclusion International Forum, which will take place on 18-19 October 2023 in New York/Brooklyn, Make Mothers Matter is organizing a session entitled Make Young Mothers Count, whose ma
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 and Spain
In June this year, the European Union (EU) Commission announced a new high-priority initiative to address the mental health of all Europeans.