Violent Conflict and Breastfeeding: The Case of Iraq

This study explores the relationship between armed conflict and breastfeeding practices of Iraqi mothers. Using a unique pairing of the Iraq Body Count database, in conjunction with the 2006 and 2011 Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys for Iraq, we find that increases in conflict-related casualties a...

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Volume: 10937
Main Author: Diwakar, Vidya
Malcolm, Michael
Naufal, George S
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) 2017
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 10937
Data of publication: 2017
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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