European Union - On 19th October 2016, MMM helped organise and was a speaker at the Fourth European Summit on Human Rights in Childbirth
The Summit took place in Strasbourg (France), the seat of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). It gathers mothers, birth professionals, lawyers and other stakeholders within the framework of the conference “Birth is a Human Rights Issue,” organized by Midwifery Today.
Leaders of national, consumer-led maternal health organizations from 14 countries across Europe presented reports on the status of women’s human rights, in law and in practice, in each national maternity care system.
It was highlighted that women do not lose their basic human rights once they become pregnant and they have the right to access the healthcare support that they personally need for a healthy birth.
Mothers at the heart of change for a culture of peace. Showcasing examples at family, community, national and international levels.
The right of mothers to pass their citizenship on to their children has dramatic consequences on the civil and political rights, as well as economic, social and cultural rights of
Brussels, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - Mothers need positive pregnancy and birth experiences, as well as respectful maternity care. Worldwide, laws and practice still do not
La Goccia Magica, CiaoLapo, the Italian Obstetric Violence Observatory and Make Mothers Matter (MMM) spotlight the need to promote respectful maternity care in full compliance with the World Health Organization
This year’s International Day for Maternal Health we want to shed a light on depression, one of the most common mental health problems in Europe.