India outrage as mall shames woman for breastfeeding

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Source: BBC News

There has been outrage in India after the management of a shopping centre in the eastern city of Kolkata told a mum wanting to breastfeed her baby not to do such “home chores” in the centre.

The comments were made on Facebook after the woman wrote a post on South City Mall’s page complaining that there was no designated feeding area.

The response angered many who said it amounted to shaming the new mother.

Women breastfeeding in public is a common sight in India.

South City Mall has since blamed a social media agency for the “rude” post.

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