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About the Event
Founded in 1876 and believing in the power of mothers to change the nation for the better, the Mother’s Union is now a global movement of women and men. It supports local churches with the prayers and activities of its branch members, local communities through social outreach projects and is an international campaigning charity. It has representative status at the United Nations to speak on issues of gender equality.
The MU is particularly concerned with the plight of women in the World, its projects include support for women with literacy, development and micro finance programmes and campaigning against violence against women and the trafficking of women.
In the UK it has successfully lobbied government to introduce the right to request flexible working for all parents, currently lobbying for industry and policy change with regard to the commercialization and sexualisation of children.
Of its four million members Worldwide 93,000 are here in the UK.
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