India has one of the highest incidences of malnutrition in the developing world. The high incidence is caused by Lack of information and awareness, Poverty, Absence of an adequate and balanced diet.

Malnutrition is a widespread problem which has devastating consequences for both the child as the mother and is an important factor responsible for high infant and maternal mortality rates.

Every year, from 1st-7th August, Breast-feeding week is celebrated in over 120 countries.

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is a global network of individuals and organizations concerned with the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding worldwide.

Since 2001, SIDART participated in World Breast-feeding Week at state level with UNICEF, Rajasthan field office's support and with the NGO network of SIDART. The contribution of SIDART was the organization of activities in 6 different districts (Tonk, Dholpur, Dausa, Jaipur, Baharatpur, and Alwar).

Informational meetings for pregnant women and mothers at the district hospitals and in villages and Breast Feeding coaching sessions for lactating mothers were organized.

SIDART also organized workshops, trainings, a poster competition at schools, a quiz, and street and puppet shows to generate awareness about nutrition issues and improve community participation.

By means of the activities organized during the Breast Feeding Week SIDART tries to expand the awareness of the need for and the value of providing support to a breastfeeding mother. The overall purpose was to encourage the practice of breastfeeding.

Every year, from 1st-7th August, Breast-feeding week is celebrated in over 120 countries. World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is a global network of individuals and organizations concerned with the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding worldwide. Since 2001, SIDART participated in World Breast-feeding Week at state level with UNICEF, Rajasthan field office's support and with the NGO network of SIDART. The contribution of SIDART was the organization of activities in 6 different districts (Tonk, Dholpur, Dausa, Jaipur, Baharatpur, and Alwar). Informational meetings for pregnant women and mothers at the district hospitals and in villages and Breast Feeding coaching sessions for lactating mothers were organized. SIDART also organized workshops, trainings, a poster competition at schools, a quiz, and street and puppet shows to generate awareness about nutrition issues and improve community participation.By means of the activities organized during the Breast Feeding Week SIDART tries to expand the awareness of the need for and the value of providing support to a breastfeeding mother. The overall purpose was to encourage the practice of breastfeeding.