UNESCO - On the occasion of the 40th General Conference of UNESCO in Paris - What makes mothers Key agents of change? Find out more in the powerful message delivered before the Member States on behalf of MMM and all mothers.
Here are some excerpts from Gabrielle de Milleville’s MMM speech:
Women, especially mothers, are the first victims of violence. But everywhere, they are rising up to face it. A mother never gives up, because even if she is abandoned by the side of the road, she always takes the path that will lead her children to a better future. While mothers are vulnerable, they are also key agents of change.
Mothers are, with fathers, the first educators of their children. In their diversity, families are part of the solution. Working FOR and WITH mothers is good for them, for their children, for families, for the community and for society as a whole. This is essential for all of us – in the future and for more peace in the world.
For 70 years, our NGO MMM has believed that mothers have the capacity to make the world a better place. We wish to continue an effective partnership with UNESCO based on respect for its values, so that our work contributes to the implementation of its programmes and the achievement of our common mission of education and peace.
Read the full MMM speech here (in French)
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