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World Breastfeeding Week

Current context: The Women and Child Development Ministry are organizing the World Breastfeeding Week till 7th of August 2019.
World Breastfeeding Week
  • The week will focus on protection, promotion, and support of breastfeeding
  • The theme of the event is “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding”.
  • It aims to create awareness among parents about breastfeeding, exclusive breastfeeding, the importance of initiation and appropriate complementary feeding.
  • The nutrition intervention will aid the government to achieve National Nutrition Goals and Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and help in breaking the vicious cycle of malnutrition.
  • The WCD Ministry will organize programmes throughout the week at the village level through dance and drama skits, films and rallies to generate awareness on the importance of healthy eating, maintenance of sanitation and hygiene for pregnant and lactating mothers.

Question: 

Q.1 What is the theme of the World Breastfeeding Week 2019 organised by the Women and Child Development Ministry? 
a. Enable mother, Enable Breastfeeding
b. Empower mother, Enable Breastfeeding
c. Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding
d. Empower Village, Enable Breastfeeding
World Breastfeeding Week World Breastfeeding Week Reviewed by Neha on August 03, 2019 Rating: 5

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