National MMM

MMM National Associations have the same mission as Make Mothers Matter but they act at national and local levels, doing both advocacy work and activities with mothers.

The aims of MMM National Associations:

  • Federate local associations with a similar mission to MMM
  • Implement grass-roots activities to benefit mothers, in particular, the MMM Mothers’ Workshops using the original technique developed by MMM France
  • Actively present the concerns of mothers to national and regional authorities (advocacy).

MMM Belgium

MMM Belgium develops field actions with mothers and participates in national debates that relevant to them.

MMM England

MMM England seeks to create bridges between mothers of different cultures, working in particular with disadvantaged groups of women of Muslim tradition.

MMM France

Very active in advocacy on reforms concerning families and mothers, MMM France has also developed a technique to animate mothers workshops, which is used in other events.

MMM Lebanon

MMM Lebanon brings together members of associations active in Lebanon to improve the lives mothers and children and to change the legislation towards gender equality.

MMM Mali

MMM Mali works for the empowerment of mothers and the promotion of their human rights, through training, awareness raising, counseling, and assistance.

Recent News from the "National MMM"

An almost Perfect Mother – New Podcast series with Isabelle Roskam

26.04.22

We are delighted to be launching our new podcast series An almost Perfect Mother featuring Isabelle Roskam, professor of development and parenting psychology at the University of Louvain, Belgium. Isabelle spec

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Ambassadors of Hope – stories of courage

26.04.22

In March this year Esperas hosted a virtual event to coincide with International Women’s Day 2022. The Peace Lab titled Ambassadors of Hope brought together three remarkable women who have been peace-building

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MMM France presents results of first 1000 days survey – Will French mothers be heard?

21.09.21

To advocate for the needs and expectations of mothers in relation to the French government's forthcoming reform on the #1000premiersjours (#First1000Days), MMM France was determined to hear and consult them fir

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Solidarity with Lebanon

20.08.20

COVID-19 has endangered many lives and entire communities around the world. In fact, this pandemic has particularly challenged fragile societies and put them at risk of collapse. Lebanon had already experienced

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Double journöe demi retraite pour les mères

MMM fights for the pension rights of mothers in France

08.02.20

Are we ready to recognise and support unpaid Care work performed by parents - and mothers particularly? Broken careers because of unpaid care work explain a good deal about persistent pension gaps for women. Di

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MMM France voices mothers’ concerns about pensions

11.12.19

Paris, National Assembly - On the agenda: Pension reform, the government project on the first 1000 days of life... Concerned by the impact on mothers, learn more about our French delegation’s recommendations.

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