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Webinar: Supporting Mothers in Their Breastfeeding and Care-giving Journey During Pandemic Time

August 26, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

About the Webinar

The Business Coalition for Gender Equality (BCGE) is organising a webinar session with Alive & Thrive Myanmar to strengthen working mothers in their breastfeeding and care-giving during the pandemic.

Breastfeeding is one of the best investments for saving lives and improving the health, social and economic development of individuals and nations. If businesses can support breastfeeding, we can help ensure a stronger, healthier workforce that benefits society in the long run.

In building equal and inclusive workplaces, employers can benefit from fostering a welcoming and supportive work environment for parents.

Join us to listen and discuss from an expert in maternal, infant, and young child nutrition and how gender equality is rooted in supporting working parents and breastfeeding as a shared responsibility.

Learn more about:
How supporting breastfeeding helps business create a positive public image as a family-friendly working environment, which builds a stronger business brand
What will employers benefits from supporting family and care-friendly working conditions

Who Should Attend

Working parents, breastfeeding mothers, managers, human resource professionals and employers

*** The webinar will be conducted in the Burmese language.


10:00 am – 10:15 am
Welcoming and Introduction

Kenneth Tling
Communications Officer, BCGE

10:15 am – 10:30 am
Presentation by BCGE

Diversity & Inclusion Team, BCGE

10:45 am – 11:30 am
Presentation by Alive & Thrive

Chan Myae Aung, M.D.
Technical Specialist, Alive & Thrive

Q & A Session


For Registration
To attend the event, please go to this link for online [registration].


August 26, 2021
10:30 am - 11:30 am