As the Chinese saying goes, “women are half the sky”. If we estimate that about 80% of them are mothers, we can consider that all the issues addressed at the United Nations, UNESCO and the European Union concern mothers and their children.
Nonetheless, unable to follow and contribute to all the debates, MMM has chosen in recent years to focus on three main areas, which are particularly relevant for mothers.
All mothers work and must be recognized as essential economic actors - without maternity penalizing them. The recognition of unpaid work, the reconciliation of family and professional life, the fight against discrimination and poverty are the heart of MMM's work.
UN New York – The topic of Care took centre stage at the UN Commission on the Status of Women. We at MMM argue that despite its lack of market
UN New York , 63rd Commission on the Status of Women - MMM Statement highlights that the 2 main pillars of social protection, health and income security, are particularly relevant
Viallaite, an association active in Cameroon, joins the MMM network. Its objective is to encourage breastfeeding and healthy nutrition, to guarantee good health for both mother and baby.
First victims of violence and armed conflict ... Mothers also have the power to educate to the values of peace, to bring people together and to act at all levels for a culture of peace
Since its creation, MMM has been promoting the essential role of the mother for peace, through the safety and love that they give to their children from the moment of pregnancy, but also through the education and transmission of values within the family. Mothers are also key partners in the fight against radicalization and violent extremism.
This is the leitmotif of Mamas for Africa, a new member association of Make Mothers Matter, active in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In the run-up to the upcoming elections, MMM would like, through the questionnaire below, to know your position on issues of concern to mothers and fathers in 2019.
UN New York – The topic of Care took centre stage at the UN Commission on the Status of Women. We at MMM argue that despite its lack of market value in economic systems, the future of society through its chil
MMM has joined other eight European civil society networks and organisations to issue a statement ahead of the EU Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council on 15 March 2019 concerning the u
On the eve of International Women’s Day former BBC television presenter Shahnaz Pakravan talks with Anne-Claire de Liedekerke, President of international NGO Make Mothers Matter, about the importance of #IWD2
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - This is in essence, the message of MMM in its oral Statement on Women's Right to Work.