Right to Care

Leveraging CEDAW to value and redistribute care work

02.05.24

UN New York, 68th Commission on the Status of Women - MMM was invited to speak at a high-level side-event organised by UN Women: “Building a future where care is

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Care central to the realisation of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

21.09.23

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - As OHCHR seeks to reinforce its work on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, MMM highlights the centrality of Care to the realisation of these

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Care experts agree: redistribution key to achieving Gender Equality

17.09.23

Redistributing care work was a central topic at a wide-ranging discussion recently hosted by Harvard Kennedy School Women’s Network and the Women 20 (W20) organization.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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MMM calls for the recognition of Care as a human right

19.03.23

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - Framing Care as a Human Right at the UN level - right to care, right to be cared for, right to self-care - would

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Valuing and supporting Care work: key to progressing the right to development

03.12.22

UN Geneva, Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development - Commenting on a draft thematic study on Inequality and social protection systems in operationalizing the right to development, MMM highlighted

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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

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Latest News from MMM and its Network

Mothers Can-Bringing mothers back to work

13.05.24

MMM is working on the project “Mothers Can-Bringing mothers back to work”, a European partnership between six countries (Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Romania, Spain and Greece). The project aims to support mot

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Breaking the intergenerational cycle of poverty by investing in children and their families

07.05.24

Make Mothers Matter participated in the conference “Investing in an inclusive and fair future for Europe. European Child Guarantee: from engagement to reality", organised within the framework of the Belgian p

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La Hulpe Declaration: positive step for social justice in the EU

07.05.24

MMM welcomes the recent adoption of La Hulpe Declaration, under the Belgian presidency. This inter-institutional document aims at shaping the future social agenda of the European Union for the period 2024-2029.

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Leveraging CEDAW to value and redistribute care work

02.05.24

UN New York, 68th Commission on the Status of Women - MMM was invited to speak at a high-level side-event organised by UN Women: “Building a future where care is valued and shared: Leveraging CEDAW to advance

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KISANY joins MMM as first social enterprise member

01.05.24

In celebration of the various international mothers' days in May, we are delighted to welcome KISANY to the MMM network. As strong believers in the vital role of mothers in society and the need to invest in the

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Support for our UNESCO team

30.04.24

To strengthen our advocacy team at UNESCO, we are looking for a bilingual French-English volunteer, to represent us and bring the voice of mothers to UNESCO's various bodies.

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