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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
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 25 Dec 2019 16:17
Last Modified: 25 Dec 2019 16:17
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/12007
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