The causes that draw in mothers of all stripes and alliances vary as widely as the mothers themselves, according to a recent article. Then there are organizations that work on women’s rights like Mothers Ought To Have Equal Rights (MOTHERS), focusing on the economic impact of being a mother and/or caregiver; the Mothers Movement Online (MMO), featuring resources and reporting for mothers about social change; and Mothers & More, a network for mothers who are altering their participation in the paid workplace over the course of their active parenting years, the article states.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research is a leading national resource on women’s income security and especially the economic security of women in retirement and the possible effects of Social Security privatization on women. Legal Momentum Advancing Women’s Rights advances the rights of women and girls by using the power of the law and creating innovative public policy.
MADRE is an international women’s human rights organization. National Parenting for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses public education and advocacy to promote fairness in the workplace, quality health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family.
“Now that I have decided to once again change careers I have discovered a whole new set of problems just waiting to undermine me,” said Cindy DeMerlis. “And while the rest of some moms actually have recent professional references, I have to struggle with that one.”
Parents Actions For Children is a nonpartisan organization founded by actor/director Rob Reiner mobilizing parents to stand up for policies that put children and families first. The Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement is dedicated to improving the long-term financial security of all women through education and advocacy.
Vote, Run, Lead is a national nonpartisan initiative to ignite and mobilize the power of women’s votes and women’s voices. Mothers Ought To Have Equal Rights promotes the economic, social, and political worth and importance of family, child, and dependent care. Second Amendment Sisters is a women’s advocacy group dedicated to preserving the basic human right to self-defense, as protected by the Second Amendment.
The National Association of Mothers’ Centers builds self-sustaining, nonprofit centers where women can meet other mothers. The Million Moms March of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence is a national network of chapters working to prevent gun violence.
Code Pink is a female-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to redirect our resources into health care, education, and other life-affirming activities.