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International Breastfeeding Day Celebration

Inauguration of breastfeeding Corner

August 31, 2021: The Department of Gender & Development Studies and Department of Sociology, Lahore College for Women University” is celebrating International Breastfeeding Day 2021 for which they are going to inaugurate a breastfeeding corner in Day Care center of Lahore College for Women University on 31st August 2021. The aim of this activity is to highlight the importance of breastfeeding among young girls and an attempt to normalize breastfeeding in workplaces and educational institutions. Breastfeeding is an obligatory task of a women who is a mother, and it is as importance as any other task in world then why considering it a shame.At the opening ceremony, Worthy Vice Chancellor LCWU, Prof. Dr. Bushra Mirza, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Afzal Dean of Arts and Social sciences and Chief Guest Dr. Sohail Saqlain Member (Health and Nutrition and population) Planning and development Board Govt. of Punjab inaugurates the breast-feeding corner in Day Care Center LCWU, furnished by Department of Gender Studies and Department of Sociology. After that, The Worthy Vice Chancellor LCWU and Honourable guests Dr. Sohail Saqlain Member (Health and Nutrition and population) Planning and development Board Govt. of Punjab, Mr. Syed Umar (M&E Specialist) visited stalls of brochures made by student of Department of Gender Studies and Sociology.

The Worthy Vice Chancellor LCWU Prof. Dr. Bushra Mirza and the Chief Guest Dr. Sohail Saqlain Member (Health and Nutrition and population) Planning and development Board Govt. of Punjab shared their views about the importance of Breastfeeding. At the end Dr Uzma Ashiq Khan Incharge Department of Gender and Development Studies gave a thanking note which was followed by distribution of certificates among participants.