World Breastfeeding Week 2021

Protect Breastfeeding:
A Shared Responsibility​

Partners’ Events & Publications


Global Breastfeeding Collective: Webinar on Skilled Breastfeeding Counseling

Date: 3 & 4 August 2021

Join us during World Breastfeeding Week as we introduce new tools and resources to support implementation of recommendations on providing skilled breastfeeding counselling to all women during the first thousand days of their children’s lives.

Global Breastfeeding Collective: 40th Anniversary of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes event

Date: 21 May 2021

Watch the event recording available in 7 languages.

Social media tiles on the Code.


World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is a global network of individuals and organisations dedicated to the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding worldwide based on the Innocenti Declarations, the Ten Links for Nurturing the Future and the WHO/UNICEF Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding. WABA is in consultative status with UNICEF and an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC). WABA coordinates the annual World Breastfeeding Week campaign.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: WABA asserts all legal rights and intellectual property rights under the Berne Convention over the World Breastfeeding Week Logos and Campaign Materials. This copyright is subject to fair use, with appropriate attribution to WABA. The logos and materials shall not be used in any way that directly or indirectly damages WABA’s reputation and/or standing, whether by content, context or association. Prior written consent shall always be sought before the logos and materials are used in any commercial activity or adaptations/modifications are made (email to [email protected]). The logos and materials shall not be used in any event and/or activity sponsored, supported or organised by companies manufacturing, distributing or marketing breastmilk substitutes, feeding bottles, or teats. See FAQ on for further information.

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