UN Forum on Business and Human Rights – Joint written Statement

At the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights 2-4 December, A group of NGO CSW Geneva members led by Make Mothers Matter international (MMM), submitted a joint written statement calling for Family and Work reconciliation and the recognition of the essential role of care to be integral part of Corporate Social Responsibility.

This was the 2nd UN Forum on Business and Human Rights. Established by the Human Rights Council in 2012, this Forum provides a global platform for the promotion and implementation of the “Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights”, the first globally accepted standards on the responsibilities of States and businesses for preventing and addressing business-related human rights abuse, which were endorsed in 2011 by the Human Rights Council.

See the full written statement, co-signed by MMM, the Mothers Legacy Project, Ius Primi Viri International & the International Federation of Business & Professional Women (IFBWP).