Breast feeding cover lands Kerala mag in court

Is breadfeeding a child a sin asks actress and writer Gilu Joseph after a criminal case has been filed a Kerala journal Grihalakshmi for featuring breastfeeding model on the cover.

Actor Gilu Joseph said breastfeeding a mother’s privilege after her cover image with the caption- “Mothers tell Kerala: Don’t stare, we want to breastfeed” went viral and caused an uproar on social media last week.

The complainant by a kerala advocate salleged that the picture is of a lewd nature and degrades women.and hence punishable u/s 3 and 4 of the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986.

According to Grihalakshmi’s editor Moncy Joseph, the idea for the magazine cover came after the photo of a woman breastfeeding her child, posted on Facebook by her husband, went viral.