Obesity campaigns need to switch from ‘fat shaming’ and engage more with ‘fat activists’, public health researchers say. A culture of conflict and stigma around obesity is evident in Australia and it’s exacerbated by government health campaigns that have oversimplified messages and placed too much emphasis on self responsibility, according to academics at Macquarie University. ...
Why obesity campaigns need to embrace fat activists
By Louise Durack
13 Nov 2018