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”:
A look back at our online High Level Panel Discussion of 25 November 2020 - Event recording, highlights, how you can get involved in the #RaiseAPen campaign
Join our high level virtual panel discussion #RaiseAPen on November 25th 2020 16:00 Paris / 19:30 Kabul to hear international decision makers discuss the way forward.
UN New York / HLPF - A look back at our side-event to the UN High Level Political Forum
The Social Platform, of which Make Mothers Matter is a member, recently held its annual Flagship Conference "Building Social Europe". This was an official side event of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council
Our campaign, aimed at supporting Afghan women’s pressing request to a continued right to education, passed two important milestones at the European Parliament recently.
UN New York / HLPF - Register now to join us virtually at this year’s High Level Political Forum side-event.
Make Mothers Matter welcomes the newly adopted Council Recommendation establishing a European Child Guarantee that aims at reducing the number of children at risk of poverty and social exclusion within the Unio