U.S. Fights Against Breastfeeding Resolution at World Health Assembly

U.S. bullies other countries into abandoning the resolution, threatening retaliation for supporters. #ThisisAmerica

In true American fashion, the U.S. delegation at the World Health Assembly upended a resolution to encourage…

The U.S. officials wanted to weaken the resolution’s pro-breast milk argument and demanded the removal of phrasing that asked governments to “protect, promote and support breast-feeding.” When their demands failed, the U.S. delegates moved on to threats.