In addition to “National MMM”, MMM has member associations active at the grass-roots level in about thirty countries around the world. While they exist independently, their mission aligns with the values of Make Mothers Matter — working with and for mothers around the globe.
Association Chant d’Oiseau
Welcomes and supports mothers facing loneliness due to depression, violence, poverty, and homelessness
En Avant Les Enfants (EALE)
Promotes sustainable development projects for the benefit of children and mothers in Goma, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo
European Parents Association (EPA)
EPA gathers the parents associations in Europe to represent and give to parents a voice in the development of education policies and decisions at European level.
Les Trois Pommiers
Provides a comprehensive network of resources for intergenerational families experiencing difficulty
Mamas for Africa
Supports women and girls in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Promotes universal health care coverage with a focus on the most deprived and vulnerable populations. Memisa has grass-root projects in Benin, Burundi, Congo-Brazzaville, India, Mauritania, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Moeders voor Vrede – Mothers for Peace
www.mothersforpeace.be (in Dutch) – Mothers for Peace in Afghanistan
Empower women to build themselves a decent life through education (literacy, vocational training…), access to health care, and support for agricultural or artisanal income-generating activities.. Mothers for Peace mainly works in Afghanistan
Centre Education Pluridisciplinaire de la Personnalité (CEPP)
Responsible sexual education for adolescents
Enfance sans Drogue
Educates mothers to prevent the scourge of drugs by helping children to refuse any substance that could affect their physical or mental health
La Maison de Tom Pouce
An emergency shelter that welcomes any pregnant woman experiencing difficulty and assists in her reintegration.
Union des Mamans d’Enfants Handicapés (UMEH)
A social network to support mothers of disabled children
Pro-Arbeit – www.proarbeit-kreis-of.de
A job center which supports the integration of its beneficiaries into the labour market, with a special focus on strengthening the social and economic integration of mothers, particularly those with a migrant background
Verband Familienarbeit e.V.
Advocates the support and recognition of unpaid family care work and the commitment of mothers.
Advocacy for the recognition of family care work, which remains invisible, and for social protection for every mother.
Irish Maternity Support Network
Provides information and support to all accessing and involved with the Irish Maternity Services.
Migrant Women Malta – www.migrantwomenmalta.org
Promotes and supports the personal empowerment of migrant, refugees and asylum-seeking women, including many mothers, through the learning of new skills and knowledge that raises their awareness and confidence in their abilities
Mulheres a Obra (Women at work)
A network of working women, mostly mother entrepreneurs, who shares informations, ideas, and good practices to best reconcile work and family lives
Mame pentru Mame
Advocates better support for perinatal health and the respect of the rights and dignity of mothers and children around childbirth
Helps and supports the family – especially migrants and former drug addicts. Has created a university chair on family policies.
Association de Familias y Mujeres des Medio Rural (AFAMMER)
Advocacy to allow women living in rural areas to enjoy the same services and infrastructures that women in the city have access to (maternity care, transportation, job opportunities, etc.)
Acts in favor of the family to ensure better protection, quality of life and social cohesion
Advocates with Swedish politicians for the freedom of choice for families regarding the education of their children
Works to reduce inequities and improve maternal health and the well-being of pregnant women, spouses and young children, especially during the period of conception to the child’s early years
Mothers at Home Matter (MAHM)
Advocates recognition and support for the work of mothers at home, family life and a favourable environment for children’s lives. Also to promote a better understanding of children’s developmental and attachment needs
Develops volunteer-based solutions in response to the heaviest social challenges
Mouvement Camerounais des Mêres (MCM
Fosters the empowerment of mothers through education, including health, environmental and legal education
Femmes et Enfants en Détresse (FED)
Promotes the well-being of women and children in difficulty, especially the most vulnerable, such as teenage mothers, by giving them access to education and training as well as health services
Promoting breastfeeding and good nutrition to combat malnutrition and infant mortality in Cameroon
Promote the well-being of teenage mothers by improving their social, economic, cultural and conditions as well we their sexual and reproductive health
Aid Profen – www.aidprofen.org
Promotes the human rights of women, especially civic and political rights. Fights against sexual and gender-based violence, and encourages the civic and political participation of women and girls, promoting peace and democracy in the DRC
Association Congolaise d’Appui au Développement Communautaire (ACADEC)
Development of agricultural projects enabling single mothers and children to benefit from education and reintegration programs
Mothers & Midwives Support
To accompany midwives in fragile areas.
Aide à la Jeunesse Africaine Défavorisée (AJAD)
Information sheet (in French)
Improves the status of teenage mothers and their fatherless children, as well as orphans
Accompanies women in their personal development as wife, mother, educator, professional, and citizen
Mouvement d’Aide à la Maternité (MAM)
Promotes motherhood and respect for children. Addresses issues related to early pregnancy
Fights against social and professional exclusion by developing programs of health, education, training, and occupational integration
Women Initiative for Peace and Good Governance (WIPGG)
Works for peace and better conflict management, as well as better governance. Defends the rights of women and children
Living with Happiness – VIvre heureux – ICYEMEZO
Strengthens resilience and promotes family harmony. Fights against discrimination and violence. Helps vulnerable people find their place in society
Ensures one of Africa’s greatest strengths—its women—are at the heart of its work to end AIDS, bring health and hope to families and communities, and create a thriving, healthy Africa
Help village populations to become self-reliant through education, health, agriculture, and vocational training
Rozaria Memorial Trust
Promotes the empowerment and rights of girls and women. Create opportunities and unleash the potential for young people especially girls and young women in resource-poor communities, through health, education, and entrepreneurship
Mothers Matter Centre
Empowers isolated at-risk mothers by helping them develop the knowledge and capacity they need to take control of their lives and become confident parents and engaged citizens
Network of influential Women who commit to peace and supports women in Colombia through networks that empower them to acquire appropriation of capital, productive enterprise, and advocates public policies for gender equity among others
Addresses the main socio-economic needs of Afro-Colombian and Wayuu mothers and their families in vulnerable situations in the Guajira Region
Centro de Promoción por la Dignidad Humana
Assists and defends the poorest and most vulnerable, especially women and children in situations of domestic violence
Rahela Trust for Afghan Women’s Education (formerly Farkhunda Trust)
Provides scholarships and mentorship to women from disadvantaged backgrounds to enable them to pursue higher education and, ultimately, to contribute to shaping a progressive Afghan society
Moeders voor Vrede – Mothers for Peace
Empower women to build themselves a decent life through education (literacy, vocational training…), access to health care, and support for agricultural or artisanal income-generating activities.. Legally based in Belgium, Mothers for Peace mainly works in Afghanistan
Defends the rights of workers of the readymade garments industry, especially women, in Bangladesh
Works together with vulnerable people in remote and unaddressed communities in Bangladesh to help them transform their lives
Rural Reconstruction Foundation
Educating disadvantaged people about their human, economic and social rights. Provides literacy education for women and children and legal aid for women
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