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Bahamas National Breastfeeding Association Pushes for Adoption of UN Convention 183 for Working Moms

NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Bahamas National Breastfeeding Association (BNBA) is urging the government to ratify United Nations Convention 183, which would ensure the rights of breastfeeding mothers while on the job. During a one-day seminar held October 5, 2022, the association laid out some key points supporting the move. The event was held under the United Nations theme: ‘Step Up for Breastfeeding, Education and Support.’  In attendance and delivering remarks were the Director of Labour, who spoke on behalf of the Minister of Labour and Immigration, the Hon. Keith Bell, and Mrs. Ann Marie Davis of the Office of the Spouse of the Prime Minister.  Director of Labour Robert Farquharson said that although the Convention has yet to be ratified by the government, steps are ...