World Breastfeeding Week generates global controversy and conversation

Happy World Breastfeeding Week

The week of August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week, a week dedicated to creating global awareness and igniting global action that support women who breastfeed.

The World Breastfeeding Week organization says it aims to help women feel "empowered in claiming her and her baby's right to breastfeed."

Although the week has caused controversy and backlash -- with some people deciding to not embrace it at all -- people and organizations around the world are supporting the movement on Twitter.

The UN even played a role in speaking up about World Breastfeeding Week:

What do you think about World Breastfeeding Week? Let us know in the comments below!

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