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- Document2015This report presents six country case studies – from Bangladesh, Brazil, Indonesia, Nigeria, the Philippines and the UK. It identifies the key elements of global and national organisations’ activities that have successfully influenced political commitment to breastfeeding. And it presents key barriers and gaps.DocumentThe Lancet, 2016This is a Lancet Series on Breastfeeding published on January 28, 2016.DocumentThe Lancet, 2016Despite its established benefits, breastfeeding is no longer a norm in many communities. Multifactorial determinants of breastfeeding need supportive measures at many levels, from legal and policy directives to social attitudes and values, women's work and employment conditions, and health-care services to enable women to breastfeed.DocumentThe Lancet, 2016The importance of breastfeeding in low-income and middle-income countries is well recognised, but less consensus exists about its importance in high-income countries. In low-income and middle-income countries, only 37% of children younger than 6 months of age are exclusively breastfed.Document
Estimating the Effect of Suboptimal Breastfeeding Practices on Child Mortality: A Model in PROFILES for Country-Level AdvocacyFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2015Optimal breastfeeding reduces the risk of child mortality. Recently, FANTA updated the PROFILES tool to include a model that estimates the effect of suboptimal breastfeeding practices on child mortality.DocumentOperational Research and Impact Evaluation, 2015This summary highlights findings and recommendations from operations research into how to strengthen the implementation of an Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) programme and to motivate behaviour change to improve IYCF practices in northern Nigeria.DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2014For working women, pregnancy and maternity are vulnerable times.DocumentInternational Labour Organization, 2008This discussion paper provides an overview of the International Labour Organisation's (ILO) research on women, gender and the informal economy which was undertaken during the last two decades. It examines methodological and analytical frameworks used in various studies, identifies research gaps and proposes directions for future work.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.