Advocacy is an important tool to gain political commitment and stakeholder support, and secure resources for adolescent nutrition programming. The Adolescent Nutrition Resource Bank includes documents used to advocate for adolescent nutrition programs and services. If you have relevant advocacy materials or tools, please send them to

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Raising the Profile of Adolescent Nutrition in Pakistan: Learnings on the Journey from Policy to Action
Guideline/Guidance published by GAIN in
This working paper describes lessons learned throughout the development of the Pakistan Adolescent Nutrition Strategy (PANS). The paper utilizes the Innocenti Framework on Food Systems for Children and Adolescents to guide the implementation of PANS and to understand the determinants of adolescent nutrition, specifically trends in consumption,…
Adolescent profile: Current non-communicable diseases (NCDs) trends and risk factors affecting adolescents in Indonesia
Information, Education and Communication Materials published by UNICEF in
This infographic summarizes the health status of adolescents in Indonesia (10-19 years). The report highlights trends in nutritional status, tobacco use, and mental health issues and their impact on adolescent morbidity and mortality. The adolescent health profile also explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescents in Indonesia,…
Nutrition for adolescent health during COVID-19 (Toolkit)
Information, Education and Communication Materials published by WHO in
This toolkit contains several types of resources: advocacy and key messages, multimedia assets, guidance, and contextualised resources. Resources include infographics with nutrition tips, recommendations and strategies for healthy eating from FAO, WHO, and other sources, reports on the status of food security and nutrition, and guidance for school…
Fix My Food: Children's Views on Transforming Food Systems
Guideline/Guidance published by Young and Resilient Research Centre, UNICEF in
In 2021, UNICEF partnered with the Young and Resilient Research Centre at Western Sydney University to host participatory workshops with adolescents in 18 countries around the world on their perspectives on food systems, including the barriers and challenges to attaining nutrition food and how they want food systems to change. The key insights and…
World Food Forum 2021 Year in Review
Guideline/Guidance published by World Food Forum in
This report is a summary of actions taken since the World Food Forum in 2021 to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly how they have engaged youth in shaping the future of food security and addressing Goal 2: Zero Hunger.
Stepping Up Effective School Health and Nutrition: A Partnership for Healthy Learners and Brighter Futures
Information, Education and Communication Materials published by UNESCO in
Stepping up effective school health and nutrition is a partnership comprised of several United Nations and multilateral agencies dedicated to prioritizing school health and nutrition on national, regional, and global agendas through a holistic approach of linking education, health, and food systems.
Prevention of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents
Guideline/Guidance published by UNICEF in
More than 340 million of children age 5–19 have overweight, and growth is most rapid in low- and middle-income countries. This set of materials includes a program guidance, which guides countries in adapting programming to the changing face of malnutrition, and an advocacy strategy guidance to support UNICEF offices and partners in adapting the…
Global Standards and Indicators for Health Promoting Schools
Indicator Guide published by WHO in
This document defines key indicators and outlines standards for health-promoting schools, which leverage the educational infrastructure in communities to improve all aspects of health, including physical, social-emotional, and psychological conditions, and positive educational attainment.