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We believe

We Believe

that breastfeeding infants with the best nutritional and emotional start for their lives.

Did you know?

WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life, but only 48% of babies are exclusively breastfed at this age.


it can be difficult to establish or continue this journey due to lack of awareness, knowledge, and support.


As a practical step toward protecting the survival and health of babies and women, breastfeeding is a central part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and is linked to many of the Sustainable Development Goals. Breastfeeding is, for example, a critical aspect in achieving SDG 2 and SDG 3, which include ending hunger, improving nutrition, and promoting health and well-being.

Our Pillars

Through the Breastfeeding Education Initiative, UNITAR aims to:
  • Increasing awareness about breastfeeding through e-learning and training products
  • Make e-learning products accessible to policymakers, practitioners, and the public, while linking them to other resources
  • Enhance the capacity of government agencies and municipal authorities through practical knowledge and skills to implement pilot projects in targeted locations 
  • Raise awareness about best practices that advance breastfeeding initiation and duration rates through activations and communication campaigns  
  • Develop a minimum set of indicators to monitor progress in locations where there is a pilot project  
Build capacity
Increase awareness

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