Poles of Action

As the Chinese saying goes, “women are half the sky”. If we estimate that about 80% of them are mothers, we can consider that the majority of issues addressed at the United Nations, UNESCO and the European Union concern mothers and their children.

Mothers and the Economy

They often face discrimination related to motherhood, as well as poverty, the challenges of reconciling different responsibilities ... But without the mothers, which economy?

News on Mothers and the Economy

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.

Unpaid care work is work that our economic system must recognize, invest in and support

19.07.21

UN New York / HLPF - A look back at our side-event to the UN High Level Political Forum

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Social Platform & EU Social Summit host Flagship Conference

15.07.21

The Social Platform, of which Make Mothers Matter is a member, recently held its annual Flagship Conference "Building Social Europe". This was an official side event of the Portuguese Presidency

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Mothers and Health

Mothers are at the heart of early childhood development and family health issues ... But maternal health is still too often a challenge.

Recommendation on European Child Guarantee adopted

30.06.21

Make Mothers Matter welcomes the newly adopted Council Recommendation establishing a European Child Guarantee that aims at reducing the number of children at risk of poverty and social exclusion withi

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Mame Pentru Mame looks back on Covid-19 challenges for mothers giving birth

29.06.21

UN Geneva - We are very proud to share the contribution of our associate member in Romania Mame Pentru Mame, to an upcoming UN report on the right to sexual

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Mothers and Peace

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

News on Mothers and 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.

MMM reaffirms: caring for a child is work, an absolute necessity, resource and investment

29.03.21

UN New York, CSW65 - In her intervention at a parallel event to the 65th UN Commission on the Status of Women organized by OMEP, MMM President Anne-Claire de Liedekerke

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MMM unites with its associate members against the pandemic

10.02.21

UNESCO - At the start of the global pandemic in 2020, eight NGO-UNESCO partners decided to collaborate with their grass roots associations in solidarity actions to share the voices of

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Latest News from MMM and its Network

Unpaid care work is work that our economic system must recognize, invest in and support

19.07.21

UN New York / HLPF - A look back at our side-event to the UN High Level Political Forum

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Social Platform & EU Social Summit host Flagship Conference

15.07.21

The Social Platform, of which Make Mothers Matter is a member, recently held its annual Flagship Conference "Building Social Europe". This was an official side event of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council

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#RaiseAPen campaign passes important milestones at European Parliament

06.07.21

Our campaign, aimed at supporting Afghan women’s pressing request to a continued right to education, passed two important milestones at the European Parliament recently.

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Changing narratives about unpaid care work and the economy

03.07.21

UN New York / HLPF - Register now to join us virtually at this year’s High Level Political Forum side-event.

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Zero Waste Living – #CHANGE begins at Home

01.07.21

Sylvie Droulans, a Belgian mother of two, is a zero waste activist with an interesting story about her sustainable living journey. In this interview, she tells us how she reduced her household waste to a single

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Recommendation on European Child Guarantee adopted

30.06.21

Make Mothers Matter welcomes the newly adopted Council Recommendation establishing a European Child Guarantee that aims at reducing the number of children at risk of poverty and social exclusion within the Unio

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