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Honeylet Avanceña: Breastfeeding is women empowerment

/ 07:09 AM August 12, 2018

Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña.

President Rodrigo Duterte’s common-law wife, Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña, on Saturday made a pitch for breastfeeding, saying it was the biggest symbol of women empowerment.

“I’m sorry to the men, but it is only women who can breastfeed,” she said in a speech at a breastfeeding summit in Quezon City on Saturday.

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She said, “whatever” men do, “they can even have sex transplant but they cannot” breastfeed.

Avanceña, a nurse, said Filipino mothers played key roles in nation-building. —Melvin Gascon

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