2016-04, "The untapped potential of mothers in health and policy": conference report
The presentations and discussions covered a range of issues including maternal health, nutrition, HIV, health literacy, and innovative practices to promote women and children’s physical and mental health. You can follow the debate at #MMM4Health.
2016_03, 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN in New York
Representatives of MMM participated in the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60), held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from March 14th to 24th. The priority theme was “Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development,” and the review theme was “The elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls.”.
MMM submitted a written statement calling for member states to address the issue of women’s unpaid family work, a structural obstacle to the economic and social empowerment of women and to gender equality, which has finally begun to be recognized as such.
2016_03 MMM Activity Report for 2015
MMM activity report for 2015 can be downloaded here !
The French version of this activity report can be downloaded here.
160308_International Women's day mothers as changemakers for sustainable health
Make Mothers Matter celebrated International Women’s Day by organizing a conference on the challenges regarding mothers and health, on the 7th and 8th of March at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels. It was agreed by stakeholders that mothers have the power to be agents of change in their communities, to be transformers, not conformers. Innovative practices were presented showing that when mothers are informed, trained and supported they are part of the solution to promote sustainable health.
2015_09: Anne-Claire de Liedekerke présents MMM
President, Anne-Claire de LIEDEKERKE, presents the missions of MMM.