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Understanding the factors that determine maternal nutrition practices in Uttar Pradesh

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by Alive & Thrive and IFPRI Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in India, has a high burden of undernutrition. It lags behind national averages in maternal nutrition practices. Despite strong policy and program commitments, many maternal nutrition interventions are not yet reaching...

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Maternity entitlements in Nigeria: policies and practices

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Despite globally accepted knowledge on the benefits of breastfeeding and the contribution of maternity entitlements to increasing rates of exclusive breastfeeding, there has been little research on how maternity or paternity leave is practiced in Nigeria, the labour force’s level of compliance, or the government’s...

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World Breastfeeding Week 2019 in SUN countries

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

World Breastfeeding Week (#WBW2019) is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. It commemorates the Innocenti Declaration signed in August 1990 by government policymakers, WHO, UNICEF and other organizations to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.  This...

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Multi-sectoral platforms and provincial civil society networks for eradicating malnutrition in Burundi

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

The Civil Society Network (CSN) for Scaling Up Nutrition, in collaboration with the NGO Concern Worldwide, organized in Cankuzo commune and province (eastern Burundi) a workshop for launching multi-sectoral platforms and provincial civil society networks for nutrition and food security, in favor of the administrative...

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Empower parents, enable breastfeeding: World Breastfeeding Week 2019

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

World Breastfeeding Week (#WBW2019) is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. It commemorates the Innocenti Declaration signed in August 1990 by government policymakers, WHO, UNICEF and other organizations to protect, promote and support...

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Putting gender on the table: integrating gender and nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

*Blog written by Myriam Hebabi and Alina Meyer originally published by Nutrition International Nutrition International, through the Technical Assistance for Nutrition (TAN) project, with support from gender consultant Alina Meyer, recently helped integrate gender equality into the Functional Capacity-Building Workshop for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Focal Points and Comprehensive...

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Voice from the ground: what is the value added by the SUN Movement?

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Interview with Faniry Hantarinivo, Manager of the Advocacy Department at Action Against Hunger, and National Vice-President of the Madagascar civil society platform for the SUN Movement, Hina What is the role of the civil society platform for the SUN Movement in Madagascar? The missionof Hina, Madagascar’s civil...

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Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Pooled Fund – 2019 Call for Proposals

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Pooled Fund for Multi-Sector/Stakeholder Platforms – Window II The Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Pooled Fund is a source of funding of catalytic and innovative projects to support Multi-Sector/Stakeholder Platforms in SUN Countries to increase the effectiveness and impact of national efforts to...

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