WABA is an acronym standing for the World Alliance for
WABA was formed in 1991. WABA is a global network of organizations and individuals who believe breastfeeding is the right of all children and mothers and who dedicate themselves to protect, promote and support this right. WABA acts on the Innocenti Declaration and works in liaison with UNICEF.
Every year WABA sponsers World Breastfeeding Week, in most countries this takes place 8/1 to 8/7. Annual action folders are produced to support the theme of the particular year. The theme for 2001 is "Breastfeeding in the Information Age". This theme will focus on communicating the facts of breastfeeding. The content will include prime messages on breastfeeding and the gamut of communication media, both formal and informal, that can be used to communicate the prime messages.