Themes | Mobilising
captivating and issue specific theme has given a clear focus for
organising WBW activities. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative
(BFHI) is a good example of a very specific theme that focused
global attention on activities that aim to change hospital practices
worldwide to support breastfeeding.
is worth noting the titles of all WBW themes to date to get a
sense of the different dimensions of the breastfeeding issue that
have been highlighted for global action.
health care systems, women's employment and women's work, marketing
practices of breastmilk substitute companies, national laws and
practices on breastmilk substitute, community action, ecology,
economy, science and education and human rights.
Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI)
Mother-Friendly Workplace Initiative
Protect Breastfeeding: Making the Code
Breastfeeding: Empowering Women
Breastfeeding: A Community Responsibility
Breastfeeding: Nature's Way
Breastfeeding: The Best Investment
Breastfeeding: Education for Life
Breastfeeding: It's Your Right
Breastfeeding in the Information Age
Breastfeeding: Healthy Mothers and Healthy
Breastfeeding in a Globalised World
............for Peace and Justice
Exclusive Breastfeeding: the Gold Standard
Breastfeeding and Family Foods: Loving
& Healthy -
Other Foods While Breastfeeding is Continued
Code Watch - 25 Years of Protecting Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding: The 1st Hour - Save ONE million babies!
Mother Support: Going for the Gold Everyone Wins!
Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response
Breastfeeding, Just 10 Steps! -
............The baby friendly way
Talk To Me! Breastfeeding -
............A 3D Experience
has laid the foundation for the next, so that new actions can
be built upon the successes of the old. The diverse themes also
help to raise the issue in new and fresh ways making WBW every
year interesting for groups to look forward to.