Three factors increasing child obesity rates
Sustainable Development Goals: 2, 3, 16
- SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
- SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being
- SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Child obesity rates are soaring. Here are three factors driving this alarming trend. As the COVID-19 pandemic makes it harder for children and young people to access nutritious food and remain physically active, governments must take action against harmful marketing of unhealthy food and beverages.