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 st [...]Read more
UN Geneva, Forum on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - Invited to speak in the session on the role of women in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), MMM highlighted how mothe [...]Read more
In half a year, European citizens will be called to vote for a new European Parliament and give an indication on whether they are satisfied with the current leadership or wish to change it. Leaders an [...]Read more
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 [...]Read more
Since the European Commission published a proposal of the EU Directive on Work-Life Balance for parents and family carers in April 2017, MMM has been actively following the legislative process and eng [...]Read more
UN Geneva / HRC - Through oral Statements, MMM brought the perspective of mothers to the discussions on several issues, including the return of migrants to their home country, engaging men and boys fo [...]Read more
UN Geneva - In a written Statement ahead of the Human Rights Council, MMM draws attention to the challenges faced by mothers in ensuring the necessary nurturing and caring environment during the criti [...]Read more
UN Geneva / International Labour Conference - MMM oral intervention commends the International Labour's Organisation's Women at Work Initiative and its new "push for equality". It also reaffirms the u [...]Read more
UN News / WHO - MMM welcomes this roadmap to develop policies and services that will help parents and caregivers provide nurturing care during the early years of a child, a critical period for human d [...]Read more
UN Geneva / World Health Assembly - In a side-event on Early Childhood Development, Make Mothers Matter highlighted some of the challenges that mothers face to ensure that their child develops to thei [...]Read more
As part of #Circ4life, an EU Horizon 2020 Research Project, MMM is embarking on two new consumer surveys. The aim is to involve end-users in the creation and design of new business models based on the circular
World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August 2019) - It may be holiday season but for our associate member ViAllaite, July was a busy month with media appearances, community awareness days and new partnerships.
UN New York – MMM was at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), which took place on 9–18 July at the UN headquarters. The 2019 HLPF completed its first 4 years cycle with the review of SDGs 4, 8, 10, 13, 16
The #CIRC4Life project consumer’s survey on attitudes to reuse and recycling concerning electronic and food products has been launched!
UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - MMM took the opportunity of a discussion on Human Rights to reaffirms a child's rights to develop to their full potential and the importance of supporting and educating parents