BY MakeMothersMatter 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. Uppermost in our thoughts then as now, was the safety of the many women, mothers […]

Read more

International NGO solidarity project facing COVID-19

By Make Mothers Matter UNESCO – At the start of the global pandemic in 2020, eight NGO-UNESCO partners decided to collaborate with their grassroots associations in solidarity actions to share the voices of the most vulnerable and understand the evolving situations on the ground. Partners included: the International Federation of Business and Professional Women, International Catholic Cooperation […]

Read more

Portuguese Civil Society committed to promote women’s empowerment

By Pedro Cruz, NGDO Platform. Gender equality and women’s empowerment is, rightfully, at the centre of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. That is why, besides SDG 5, there are gender objectives in eleven other Development Goals. Civil society organisations are clearly frontrunners in promoting women’s empowerment as a social justice issue and to achieve […]

Read more

Celebrating Women Farmers – the Gatekeepers to Food Security – on International Women’s Day

By Niamh Holland-Essoh, IFOAM Women farmers play a fundamental role in ensuring food security particularly in rural societies but lack of access to training and resources often results in yields up to 30% lower than those of male farmers. Although women are responsible for about half of the world’s food production, female nutrition indicators, across […]

Read more
Join our mailing list to receive our monthly newsletter
The content of this website is generated by civil society organisations which are either members or partners of SDG Watch Europe. The opinions expressed do not necessarily always reflect the opinions of all members of SDG Watch Europe or the coalition itself. The content of this website is provided for information purposes only. No claim is made as to the accuracy or authenticity of the content and the website does not accept any liability to any person or organisation for the information or advice which is provided or incorporated into it by reference. This website has been produced and maintained with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of the authors and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.