2009 Food policy

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Philippines, par. 56 (e) and par. 58 (2009)

Text of the recommendation

56. The Committee recommends that the State party: (e) Effectively address the issue of under-nutrition by providing adequate nutritional food and supplements, as well as education on healthy early habits.

58. The Committee recommends that the State party further encourage exclusive breastfeeding for six months after birth with modifications for an appropriate infant diet thereafter and take measures to improve the nutritional status of children through education and promotion of healthy feeding practices.


Comittee on the Rights of the Child, CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER ARTICLE 44 OF THE CONVENTION, CRC/C/PHL/CO/3-4 (2009). Par. 56 (e) and 58. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhslzx7U%2BnCLlaw9ePDNleLZDOKUxk7Uo4Hr%2BRgtgC3IgizRrMwho9LRt2UMnm43z2TnWOoSxIr2xR7Qxkd1F3nvLkI3b%2BEIVdGWeMfIUeXUNk