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ICDC’s global monitoring report, “Breaking the Rules, Stretching the Rules 2017” contained an article in the Heinz chapter about how the company was taken to court by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) over its Little Kids Shredz products. ...

IBFAN expresses serious concerns about a new Code monitoring initiative, the Global Monitoring Mechanism (GMM), funded by the Gates Foundation (BMGF) and facilitated by the Meridian Institute. The monitoring initiative is framed as a multi-stakeholder partnership that includes corporations, including baby food companies....

Join WABA and other partners of the global Breastfeeding Initiative for Child Survival (gBICS) in the WBW 2015 campaign calling for concerted global action to support women to combine breastfeeding and work. Whether a woman is working in the formal, non-formal or home setting, it is necessary that she has empowered in claiming her and her baby’s right to breastfeed. ...

The next theme Brazilian health groups want to focus on is obstetric violence. This was announced at ENAM (National Breastfeeding Encounter) in November 2014. The groups are specifically concerned about the excessive number of unnecessary caesarean sections instead of vaginal births. ...