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Restrictions on the Marketing of Unhealthy Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages to Children Advocacy Cartoons
Informational Infographic published by UNICEF in
These cartoons are part of a larger advocacy package developed by UNICEF to support the design, implementation, enforcement, and evaluation of various strategies aimed at ensuring a safe and healthy food environment to prevent childhood overweight and obesity.
Factors influencing obesogenic behaviours of adolescent girls and women in low- and middle-income countries: A qualitative evidence synthesis
Literature Review published by Academic Journal in
This systematic review synthesized the qualitative evidence from the peer-reviewed literature on factors influencing obesogenic behaviours in adolescent girls (age 10-19) and women of reproductive age (15-49 years of age) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The review included 71 studies from 27 different countries; about half of the…
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…
Multi-Sector Adolescent Nutrition Strategy 2019-2023 (Malawi)
Policy published by Government of Malawi in
The Malawi Multi-Sectoral Adolescent Nutrition Strategy for 2019-2023 adopts a multi-sectoral approach to improving adolescent nutrition. Focus areas include undernutrition, overnutrition, adolescent empowerment, positive behavior change, communicable diseases, creating an enabling environment for nutrition interventions and monitoring and…
Operational Guideline for Adolescents Nutrition Interventions 2020
Guideline/Guidance published by UNICEF in
This Bangla-language operational guide is intended for use as a reference for the implementation of adolescent nutrition activities in schools and madrasas in Bangladesh. The guide is also intended to support the implementation of Bangladesh's Adolescent Nutrition Program 2020 and to facilitate multisector coordination in order to provide…
Identifying Nutrition and Health-Relevant Behaviors, Beliefs, and Values of School-Going Adolescent Girls in Rural Bangladesh: Context for Interventions
Journal Article published by Current Developments in Nutrition in
This study, which focused on adolescent schoolgirls in rural Bangladesh, aimed to describe the context for effective intervention planning for a replicable model of integrating nutrition activities into social programs. The study revealed the importance of teachers and mothers as information sources, and the dietary and cultural roles of purchased…
Adolescent Girl SBCC Nutrition Strategy Summary (USAID Growth through Nutrition Activity)
Framework published by USAID in
This document provides information about the USAID/Growth through Nutrition project's Adolescent Girl Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Nutrition Strategy. It explores the following issues related to adolescent girls' nutrition: nutrition behaviors, priority actors and audiences, facilitators and barriers, messaging and…
Feed the Future Project Design Guide for Youth-Inclusive Agriculture and Food Systems: Volume II - Implementation
Guideline/Guidance published by USAID in
Volume II of this two-part Feed The Future Project Design Guide for Youth-Inclusive Agriculture and Food Systems, which is intended for USAID staff and implementers, offers implementation guidance for activity-level interventions. The guide discusses how to develop youth-inclusive projects and activities that account for the diversity of the youth…