Family-friendly policies are critical to increasing breastfeeding rates worldwide

Wealthiest countries have lowest breastfeeding rates – including Ireland Photo: Dublin Mum Irmak breastfeeding baby Aurelia DUBLIN/NEW YORK , 1 August 2019 – From supporting healthy brain development in babies and young children, protecting infants against infection, decreasing the risk of obesity and disease, reducing healthcare costs, and protecting nursing mothers against ovarian cancer and … Continued

Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says

Famine, drought and war: time is running out for millions of children

Famine hits South Sudan. UN agencies warn 5 million people need food and urgent assistance.

4.6 million children require life-saving assistance in drought affected Ethiopia