Human Wrongs Watch

2 August 2021 (UN News)*Two senior UN officials are urging Governments to make breastfeeding-friendly environments a priority, in line with commitments made earlier this year to accelerate global progress on malnutrition.

© UNICEF/Vinay Panjwani | A woman breastfeeds her baby in a labour room in India shortly after giving birth.
Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), issued the reminder in a joint statement for World Breastfeeding Week, which runs through 7 August.