2011 Food policy

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Denmark par. 50 (2011)

Text of the recommendation

50. The Committee recommends that the State party strengthen its efforts to combat obesity among Children and/or adolescents, including by ensuring access to health advice and care, including in schools, to healthy foods, and to adequate opportunities for engaging in physical activity. In this respect, the Committee recommends that the State party engage the mass media and the food industry to ensure their contribution to healthy lifestyles and consumption patterns by Children and/or adolescents. The Committee also recommends that the authorities in the territories of Greenland and the Faroe Islands expeditiously prepare and implement appropriate programmes and strategies for preventing and addressing unwanted pregnancies.

Year 2011
Topic Food policy
Document Type Country Recommendations
Country Denmark
Policy Area Food and nutrition security
Human Rights Comiteee CRC
Human Rights Right to information Right to education Right to health
Groups Affected Children and adolescents


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 44 of the Convention, CRC/C/DNK/CO/4 (2011). Par. 50. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsgIK9tmnWXdxaU%2FedXEEMqKcd7sYWkk4RGqc5EziTaY42M9Qt6ueJQVJx0U4PnPnsp8ZZcPT4vYYrqCWgciFVK5qy0jO4L5F8OAboc8tzv%2FW