Organised by The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) - a global network of individuals and organisations dedicated to the protection, promotion & support of breastfeeding worldwide – World Breastfeeding Week is a global campaign to raise awareness and galvanise action on themes related to breastfeeding, and a reminder that protecting breastfeeding is a shared responsibility.
World Breastfeeding Week 2021 focuses on how breastfeeding contributes to the survival, health and wellbeing of all, plus how important it is to protect breastfeeding worldwide, and aims to:
- INFORM people about the importance of protecting breastfeeding
- ANCHOR breastfeeding support as a vital public health responsibility
- ENGAGE with individuals and organisations for greater impact
- GALVANISE action on protecting breastfeeding to improve public health
To get involved visit the WABA World Breastfeeding Week website and search for #WBW2021 on social media.