Friendship NGO at the forefront of the fight against climate change

09.12.21

Our associate member in Bangladesh, Friendship NGO, responds to the call for input into an upcoming UN report on Human Rights and Climate Change. [...]

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Afghan faces and voices of courage

21.09.21

August 15th saw the collapse of the Afghan government and a return to power by the Taliban. At MMM, like much of the rest of the world, we were shocked at the speed with which change came about. [...]

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MMM France presents results of first 1000 days survey – Will French mothers be heard?

21.09.21

To advocate for the needs and expectations of mothers in relation to the French government's forthcoming reform on the #1000premiersjours (#First1000Days), MMM France was determined to hear and consul [...]

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The many voices of entrepreneurship

04.07.21

We were delighted to support and take part in one of our member-organised events in May this year. Mulheres a Obra in Portugal, hosted their annual conference, ‘The Voices of Female Entrepreneurship [...]

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

29.06.21

UN Geneva - We are proud to share the contribution of our associate member in Romania Mame Pentru Mame, to an upcoming UN report on the right to sexual and reproductive health, covering both the chall [...]

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“Without Mothers there is no better to build back to”

21.05.21

The COVID pandemic has upended many lives around the world. But according to recent reports, women, particularly mothers, have been bearing the brunt of not just the economic damage but also the incre [...]

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MMM joins KISANY in celebrating Mothers the whole month of May

06.05.21

We are excited to partner with the KISANY family this May as many parts of the world celebrate Mother’s Day. [...]

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MMS mission supports midwives saving lives

22.04.21

Mothers and Midwives Support (MMS), an MMM associate member, has been working in the Democratic Republic of Congo on the island of Idjwi for over three years to support economic development, train mid [...]

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No country can get ahead without the right to education for all

02.04.21

UN Geneva, HRC46 - This was the core message delivered at the UN Human Rights Council by Rahela Sidiqi, founder & Director of the Farkhunda Trust for Afghan Women's Education, an MMM associate member. [...]

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Single and isolated Mothers: The Journey of the Fighters

30.03.21

This recent report on NCI, a new Cote d’Ivoire television channel, highlights the plight of single African mothers, who battle through life with an almost incomprehensible resilience and fortitude i [...]

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Latest News from MMM and its Network

Pathways to a transformative recovery centered on Care

04.05.23

UN New York - Ahead of the upcoming 2023 High Level Political Forum (HLPF), MMM's written statement provides 2 concrete policymaking avenues to address the issue of unpaid care work and accelerate progress on G

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A right to care to foster quality non-formal education

03.05.23

UN New York - Our oral statement to the UN Commission on Population Development calls for for the recognition of the importance of non formal education, which mostly takes place within families. It includes the

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Global support for recognition of ‘Care as a Right’ gains momentum – MMM teams look back at CSW 2023

27.04.23

UN New York - This year’s priority theme of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was ‘Innovation, technological change, education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerme

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Women at the peace table: international Conference

14.04.23

Make Mothers Matter, together with the city of Ypres, and its grass roots partners Mothers for Peace, Mama Kivu and the Vrouwenraad, is organizing an international peace Conference Women at the Peace Table, whi

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268 years to close the economic gender gap? It is time to consider CARE as a human right

14.04.23

Care is at the heart of our advocacy work here at MMM, so we were delighted to have the opportunity to put forward our thoughts in this op-ed featured on the OECD Forum Network website.

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Unpaid care work is not a burden

08.04.23

UN Geneva - In recent years, MMM has strongly advocated for eliminating the use of the word ‘Burden’ in association with unpaid care work. Many people have talked and written about the ‘burden of unpaid c

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