Did you know that almost 400 million children around the world will be living with obesity by 2035? That’s 100% more than in 2020. Childhood obesity can profoundly affect physical, social and emotional wellbeing, academic performance and self-esteem. This often carries through to adolescence and into adulthood.
Young people are being let down by systemic factors – like aggressive food marketing and unequal access to healthcare – that make it difficult to lead healthy lives. It’s time they were involved in developing solutions for a better future.