Make Mothers Matter (MMM), formerly World Movement of the Mothers, is an international NGO with no political or religious affiliations, which was created in 1947 at UNESCO.
MMM federates member associations in about thirty countries and, through these, represents more than 6 million mothers.
MMM enjoys general consultative status with the United Nations.
Make Mothers Matter argues that mothers who are heard, supported, educated and well informed are key partners who must be consulted and actively involved in development projects and the realization of the 20130 Agenda.
Annual or bi-annual reviews of the activities of the different MMM entities - Grassroots work and advocacy in each of the 3 thematic areas.
Viallaite, an association active in Cameroon, joins the MMM network. Its objective is to encourage breastfeeding and healthy nutrition, to guarantee good health for both mother and baby.
This is the leitmotif of Mamas for Africa, a new member association of Make Mothers Matter, active in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Today, a trialogue meeting among the Council of the EU, Parliament, and Commission to reach a common text on the EU Work-Life Balance Directive proposal is taking place.
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
UN New York , 63rd Commission on the Status of Women - MMM Statement highlights that the 2 main pillars of social protection, health and income security, are particularly relevant for mothers and their children