Women’s right to breastfeed in workplaces

Ismail, Fadillah and Ruslan, Rumaizah and Abdul Kadir, Adibah and Nasuredin, Juzaimi (2019) Women’s right to breastfeed in workplaces. In: Industrial Relations. Penerbit Uthm, Uthm, pp. 13-24. ISBN 978-967-2306-02-3

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In Malaysia, there is no clear provision in the law give the right to working mother or worker to breastfeed their baby at work. It is just a national policy and industrial practice which promotes and supports such rights. Therefore, breastfeeding by women employee in the workplace not so covered. It remains just a personal issue and depends on the options and their respective efforts. In reality, the women employee who breastfeeding difficult continue breastfeeding in the workplace because faced with a limited time busy work, commitment, lack of space and facilities as well as discrimination exists directly and indirectly. Even though, breastfeeding of infants is important from the point of health to early growth of infants.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: nil
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD4801-8943 Labor. Work. Working class > HD6958.5-6976 Industrial relations
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Business Management
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Iskandar Faiz Amran
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2022 03:05
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2022 03:05
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3739

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