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Weight Bias: A Social Justice Issue A Policy Brief

Science has documented clear, consistent evidence that overweight people face discrimination in employment, education, and health care. This US-based policy brief  explores: the consequences of bias, bias in employment, bias in health care, bias in education, current law and policy recommendations, and common arguments against policy and responses.

Resource Information

Date

January 1, 2012

Author

Friedman, R., Puhl, R.

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Community-at-large, Primary Care, School, Workplace

Age

Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Healthy Weight | Obesity, Mental Health

Language

English

Jurisdiction

International

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