South Tyneside Young People's Parliament

Body image campaign

Body image is the perception that a person has of their physical self and the thoughts and feelings that result from that perception. These feelings can be positive, negative, or both, and are influenced by individual and environmental factors.

About the campaign

In 2018 South Tyneside's Young People's Parliament ran a campaign to raise awareness of body image issues for young people. They explored the theme through a series of events, collecting young people's views and identifying their issues or concerns.

Campaign report

Every year South Tyneside Young People's Parliament (STYPP) run a campaign planned and delivered by young people.

This document is South Tyneside Young Peoples Parliament Body Image campaign 2018.

View report

Resources for schools

Information or support about body image

If you or someone you know would like more information or support about body image, below are some useful links.