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Raising eating disorder awareness


How often do you have cause to consider your body image? Have you ever wished you could change it?

In Australia, 35% of women and 28% of males aged between 11-24 have said they’re are dissatisfied with their appearance. The number of young Australians experiencing eating disorders is also on the rise.

But there are people working to change these statistics. And isn’t it time to break the stigma surrounding body image issues? 

Reporter Emma D’Agostino investigates.

** Please note: this story does talk about eating disorders and body image issues. If you have experienced this and need support, please call The Butterfly Foundation on 1800 334 673 or email [email protected] **


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