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Maternity Protection and addressing the Care Gap must be part of any social protection policy that seeks to empower women

01.04.19

UN New York – This was the core message that MMM presented in a panel discussion held on the margins of the 63rd UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63).

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Quand les Mères s’en mèlent… Ça marche – When Mothers get involved… it works

29.03.19

March 26th Paris - MMM France celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Assemblée Nationale in what was seen as a successful model of a ‘working dinner’. The evening titled “Quand les meres s’en

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MMM defends women’s participation in the conduct of public affairs

01.11.18

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council 39th Session - Mothers are directly concerned by many human rights issues. Through its statements, MMM makes their voices heard and highlights their contributions - esp

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Early Childhood Development : the essential role of mothers – and fathers

02.04.18

A focus on pregnancy and early childhood development is crucial “The burden and cost of inaction (in the area of maternal physical and mental health during pregnancy, and early childhood […]

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Mothers and the Sustainable Developments Goals of the 2030 Agenda

01.04.18

Mothers are directly affected by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the UN in 2015, which has become the overarching framework for UN work. For mothers around the […]

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MMM over time

20.09.17

At the beginning… Make Mothers Matter (MMM, previously Mouvement Mondial des Mères/World Movement of Mothers) was born from the actions of the Union Féminine Civique et Sociale (UFCS) whose main [

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MMM Member Associations

14.09.17

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

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DORIAN project results

17.02.15

Targeted strategies must be urgently developed to prevent obesity in women of child-bearing age. The Developmental ORIgins of healthy and unhealthy AgeiNg: the role of maternal obesity (DORIAN) consor

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Latest News from MMM @ the UN

Using the Right to Development to transition to a Wellbeing Economy that recognizes and supports Care

22.09.22

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM's intervention to the Council stresses the need to recognize the central role that unpaid family care work plays in our economy and society, and identifies the Right to Dev

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Care is a collective responsibility

13.07.22

UN New York - Our virtual #HLPF event, which took place on the margins of the annual UN conference that assesses progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, saw expert speakers discuss why #SharingTheCare at

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Climate Change impacts mothers’ unpaid care work

03.07.22

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - Responding to a call for input by the UN Special Rapporteur on Climate Change, MMM highlights the specific impacts of climate change – notably in terms of loss and damage - o

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In this together: Share the Care, Transform Tomorrow

02.07.22

UN New York, HLPF - Join us on July 11th for a discussion on how #SharingTheCare at every level - family, community, governments and private sector - is vital for gender equality and the wellbeing of all. Our v

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Non-take up of social protection benefits: what it means for mothers

01.07.22

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM welcomes the call by the Special Rapporteur on Poverty to address non take-up of social protection benefits, providing avenues for reflection in the case of mothers and the

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Racism surrounding childbirth

18.06.22

UN Geneva - On the occasion of a consultation on Racism and the Right to Health, MMM denounces the systemic racism against mothers in childbirth, prevalent in developed countries, with two key indicators: women

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