How human rights violations impact the obesity pandemic

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What does obesity have to do with human rights? Is it sometimes justified to restrict one human right to ensure another? What is the role of the food industry in all of this? Leoni von Ristok talks with prof. Brigit Toebes, health law expert and the new scientific director of the Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health, to explore these questions.


Media contributions


Media contributions


  • Human rights violations
  • pandemic