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ACCEPTANCE

Self Acceptance and Society/Fat Acceptance


Self acceptance is loving and appreciating yourself even if there are things you'd eventually like to change. Fat acceptance or society acceptance is getting society as a whole to accept that we have the same rights has everyone else and to reduce prejudice within the community.

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WHAT IS NAAFA?

Founded in 1969, the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance is a non-profit human rights organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for fat people. NAAFA works to eliminate discrimination based on body size and provide fat people with the tools for self-empowerment through public education, advocacy, and member support.

WHAT DOES NAAFA DO?

The purpose of NAAFA is to:

HOW DOES NAAFA WORK TO MEET ITS GOALS?

NAAFA uses a three-pronged approach to end size discrimination and improve the quality of life for fat people. The three facets are as follows:

ADVOCACY:

NAAFA fights size-related discrimination and bias at every opportunity.

EDUCATION:

NAAFA fights society prejudice against fat people through education.

SUPPORT:

Through NAAFA, fat people can raise their self-esteem and overcome feelings that they deserve to be treated as second-class citizens.


For more information visit their website at http://www.naafa.org/.

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