Media Centre

Providing in-depth information on Mothers' Union for journalists and magazine editors

Mothers' Union's Communications Team handles all media enquiries. To contact us use the details below.

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Media enquiries

Phone +44 (0)20 7222 5533 or email marketing@mothersunion.org  

Out of hours contact +44 (0)7824 374 275

Please note that the press phone will be switched off during religious services - please leave a message, or preferably send a text asking for a call back. 

Non media enquiries

Please call our main office number +44 (0)20 7222 5533

Latest News

Urgent prayers needed for Nepal & Burundi

Following the massive earthquake in Nepal, which has devastated both the country and areas of North India and Bangladesh; we are calling for urgent prayers for:

  •  Comfort for all of the bereaved families
  • Shelter for those who are internally displaced
  • Protection for the one million or more that are now at risk of disease from lack of fresh water and shelter.

 

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UNCSW 2015

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, in Beijing. In 1995, six thousand government delegates attended UN-led negotiations, building on previous political agreements to create an action plan for furthering gender equality and the empowerment of women. Four thousand activists also attended to influence the outcome; and thus the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (PfA) were born.

 

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Parents still concerned about impact of commercialisation

Parents remain concerned about the impact advertising and marketing are having, both directly and indirectly, on the lives of children and young people a new Report reveals. 

Research published today by Mothers’ Union reveals that despite welcome attention since 2010, four in five (80%) parents in Britain are  concerned about the commercialisation of childhood, and a similar proportion (81%)  say that the media encourages their children to ask their parents to buy them things that they see advertised, indicating the potential impact of “Pester Power”. 

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