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The Australian Obesity Policy Coalition has launched Brands Off Our Kids! - four actions to protect children from the processed food industry’s unhealthy food marketing. Read more here ...

This research published in International Journal for Equity in Health found that New Zealand is failing in its duty to provide the right to adequate food for indigenous children. Given the importance of food to health, the need for a broad policy approach from the NZ government...

Low household income is strongly associated with the likelihood of food insecurity, according to the Child Poverty Monitor 2020. Over half (56%) of children living in families receiving financial assistance don't always have enough healthy food to eat.The proposed expansion of Ka Ora, Ka Ako (the...

The WHO–UNICEF–Lancet Commission identified an important threat to children's health and futures by stating that children across the globe are exposed to exploitative advertising and marketing by the private sector. Fast food and sugar-sweetened beverages, alcohol, tobacco, e-cigarettes, breastmilk substitutes, and gambling, were positioned as...