What in the World is MU Doing?

At the United Nations

What in the world is MU doing?

MU, at the worldwide level, has representatives on the UN Consultative Council and is able to address issues concerning families and women.

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Australia: Parent Encouragement Program

What in the world is MU doing?

Read about the Parent Encouragement Program, which aims to encourage and affirm parents in the important job they are doing, raising their children to become independent adults, and to help them do it even better.

Baghdad

What in the world is MU doing?

It is not easy to be a person of faith in Iraq; people of all faiths face the risk of attack every day. Read about MU in Baghdad… the ‘most dangerous MU branch in the world’.

MU Wave of Prayer

What in the world is MU doing?

The Mothers’ Union Wave of Prayer is a special way of connecting MU members with each other around the world through the ministry of prayer. MU members are asked to pray for particular rostered dioceses at midday local time, so that each MU diocese is prayed for on five consecutive days each year.

Sending delegates to the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women

What in the world is MU doing?

Mothers' Union has held special consultative status with the United Nations, which entitles us to make a contribution to the UN’s work in areas in which we have particular expertise.

Solomon Islands: Positive Parenting Program

What in the world is MU doing?

Mrs. Edith Koete is the Provincial President of Mothers Union Melanesia. Her skills and understanding of development, and her vision and strategic thinking has given MU Positive Parenting as the way forward for the Solomon Islands to cope with the challenges of social issues such as drug and alcohol abuse and domestic violence.

South East Asia

What in the world is MU doing?

Learn about just a few of the programs MU is active in, on the ground across South East Asia.

Sudan: Literacy Development

What in the world is MU doing?

Wherever it occurs, illiteracy is a prison which traps people in a cycle of poverty because of their inability to read, write or accurately count change. In 2000 Mothers' Union responded to that need with a Literacy & Development Program (MULDP) and offered it in Sudan. The program is designed to do more than just make people literate and numerate.

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Sydney MU Workers

What in the world is MU doing?

In 1991 MU Sydney funded its first MU Worker to work specifically among single parents and to link them into the church. Since that beginning, MU Sydney has continued to employ women to work in Parishes which need help reaching out to families. Download the publication to read more about the MU workers in Sydney.

Uganda: Combating HIV/AIDS through the MU Family Life Program

What in the world is MU doing?

“If it were not for Mothers Union, many families in our country would be in shambles.”

That is the verdict of one University Professor commenting on the contribution MU has made
towards the stability of families in Uganda through the MU Family Life Program. The program’s
main objective is to work across boundaries to build strong families and united communities in
which everyone has a chance to grow and prosper. It brings a holistic approach to tackling issues such as food, security, health, sanitation, agricultural skills, and environmental degradation.

Zambia: Combating poverty and malaria

What in the world is MU doing?

Read about how MU is tackling some of the problems in Zambia, including malaria, prostitution, and violence against women, while offering opportunities for a better future.

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