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- DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2015Evidence that mothers suffer a wage penalty over and above the penalty for being a woman raises concerns not only for gender equality but also for the capacity of societies to manage a sustainable balance between their economic aims of active female participation in paid work and the social aims of providing a fair distribution of income to support the reproduction and rearing of children.DocumentInternational Baby Food Action Network, 2014The International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) believes that all women should have the right to enjoy a safe and healthy maternity and to make informed decisions about their infants’ and young children’s feeding – including full support to exclusively breastfeed for the first six months and to continue breastfeeding until their child is two years or more.DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2014The basis of this policy brief is 'Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world', a report by the International Labour Organsiation (ILO) on national legislative provisions covering maternity protection, including the extent to which national laws conform tDocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2014This study provides a picture of what has been learned so far about maternity and paternity rights across the world.DocumentWorld Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, 2015In this activity sheet the author answers key questions on breastfeeding and feminism in an interview format. This would be a useful resource for the basis of a group discussion.DocumentWorld Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, 2015This six-page advocacy brief highlights the key issues in relation to breastfeeding and work. It sets out clear goals to help women better integrate productive and reproductive work. One goal is, for example, ‘Galvanise multi-dimensional support from all sectors to enable women everywhere to work and breastfeed safely and adequate.’Document
Mothers’ Agency in Managing Breastfeeding and Other Work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and New Delhi, IndiaCollegium for Development Studies, University of Uppsala, 2015Combining breastfeeding and other forms of work is desirable from both public health and labour productivity perspectives. This is often challenging, especially in low- or middle-income fast-growing urban settings.DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2015The Maternity Protection Resource Package provides guidance and tools to strengthen and extend maternity protection to all women in all types of economic activity. It is designed to:DocumentFaostat, FAO, 2014Overcoming malnutrition in all of its forms – caloric undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and obesity – requires a combination of interventions in different areas that guarantee the availability of and access to healthy diets.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2013The objective of this paper is to explore the extent to which national policies guaranteeing breastfeeding breaks to working women may facilitate breastfeeding.