1998 RECIPIENT OF THE
RIGHT LIVELIHOOD AWARD

IBFAN was one of the four recipients of the Right Livelihood Award, often referred to as the "Alternative Nobel Prize". IBFAN was honoured "for its committed and effective campaigning over nearly 20 years for the right of mothers to choose to breastfeed their babies free from the commercial pressure and misinformation with which companies promote breastmilk substitutes"

Find out
"The State of the World's Breastfeeding" http://www.worldbreastfeedingtrends.org/

        
 
           
 
           
About the orgination
Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeing :World Health Assembly (WHA) and UNICEF adopted the Global Strategy,which sets five additional targets: national policy on infant and young child feeding, community outreach, information support, infant feeding in difficult circumstances and monitoring and evaluation.
 
   
 
     
 
I Y C F Programmes
National Policy, Programme and Coordination
Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative
Implementation of the  International Code
Maternity Protection
Health and Nutrition Care
Community Outreach
Information Support
Infant Feeding & HIV
Infant Feeding during Emergencies
Monitoring and Evaluation
 


WBTi

ARE OUR BABIES FALLING THROUGH THE GAPS?
The State of Policies and Programme Implementation of the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding in 51 Countries
ARE OUR BABIES FALLING THROUGH THE GAPS?-WBTi 51 Countries
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For assessment findings detailed reports and report card
World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi

 

 
IYCF Programmes
Maternity Protection
 Activity and Result

 Supporting Documents
Key internationaldocuments call for provision of imaginative legislation to protect the breastfeeding rights of working women and further to monitor its application in consistency with ILO Maternity Protection Convention and recommendations. The ILO’s Maternity Protection Convention (MPC) 183 specifies that women should receive:
    At least 14 weeks of paid maternity leave to all women workers;
    One or more paid breastfeeding breaks daily or daily reduction of hours of work to breastfeed;
    Job protection and non-discrimination for breastfeeding workers.
Activity and Results  
 


   
   

 

 
Supporting Documents  
 
 

Related weblink

http://www.waba.org.my/womenwork/wwork.html

http://www.ilo.org/global/lang--en/index.htm

 
       
 

 

 

Exclusively Breastfed Babies of the year 2006