Language guidelines and image banks
In this section, we compile a variety of image banks and language guidelines which aim to reduce weight-based stigma.
The World Obesity Federation image bank forms a gallery of free-to-use images to ensure accurate, non-biased, respectful images are widely available.
EASO obesity image bank
The European Association for the Study of Obesity's obesity image bank.VIEW
Guidelines for Media Portrayals of Individuals Affected by Obesity
Guidelines to ensure equitable and accurate portrayal of obesity in the media.VIEW
Media Guidelines: Avoiding Weight Stigma & Discrimination
Guidelines to support non-stigmatising media portrayal of overweight and obesity.VIEW
The Responsible Reporting of Obesity: Media Guidelines
Media guidelines from Obesity UK on responsible reporting.VIEW