Healthy Voices | World Obesity Federation

Giving young people the power to beat obesity

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Today, young people represent the largest part of the population globally. Increasingly around the world, we are seeing a desire for young people to get their voices heard. The recent youth strikes on climate change have shown the impact of engaged youth. But true and lasting effects to positively impact youth health, including overweight and obesity, will not only need to include young people’s input, perspective and suggestions: the initiative and leadership of young people themselves needs to be part of the answer!

Overweight and obesity is the result of complex system interactions and while we need to change this for you, we need to do it in collaboration with you. We need to move away from a focus on single-level interventions and move towards developing comprehensive policies. Healthy Voices will provide you with some tools and expertise about how to become actively involved in shaping your development and become an agent of change.

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Interested in learning more about youth engagement and health policies? Check out our library of resources that include policy summaries and infographics for you. You can also get any of your questions answered by experts!

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Healthy Voices was developed to give YOU a voice. Listen and read about others’ stories and discuss your experiences together.

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Want to become more active in promoting youth engagement and have your voices heard? Share your thoughts through a written or video blog and check out some of our advocacy resources.

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