The Mothers' Union

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Contact Details

URL: http://www.mothersunion.org/

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Founded

1876 UK

History

Founded 1876, UK, by Mary Sumner, as a voluntary organization to support women in their role as parents. UK Registered Charity: 240531.

Aims

Promote Christian care for families worldwide with a grassroots approach; work for local communities in activities fitting local priorities and needs; through social policy work, assist in building a just and compassionate society. Promote the well-being of families worldwide by: developing prayer and spiritual growth in families; studying and reflecting on family life and its place in society; resourcing members to take practical action to improve conditions for families, both nationally and in the communities in which they live.

Events

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Activities

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Structure

General Meeting; World Wide Council; Headquarters - Mary Sumner House in London (UK) - includes Central Chapel, conference facilities and secretariat. Key Units (5): Action and Outreach; Faith and Policy; Finance and Central Services; Fundraising and Communications; Mothers' Union Enterprises - Mothers' Union trading company.

Consultative Status

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Members

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

XF4834

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