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World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Men and boys
  • Millennium Development Goals

  • Social Development:
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Poverty
  • Social policy
  • Youth
  • Geographic scope: International
    Millennium Development Goals:
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Develop global partnership for development
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Organizational structure: The WABA General Assembly plays a larger role in policy making and has the right to vote on the Steering Committee members. The WABA General Assembly consist of: Steering Committee Core Partners Regional Focal Points Task Force Coordinators and Co-Coordinators International Advisory Council (non-voting except for co-chairs) Working groups (non-voting members)
    Number and type of members: 1200+ endorsers (Organisation and Individual members)
    Funding structure:
  • Foreign and international grants
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