Rabu, 21 Maret 2012

Real war against women-Industry demands skinny models: Israel Bans Underweight Models In Ads, Undisclosed Airbrushing

Where�s the outcry from NOW (National Organization of Women) against the modeling industry on how they treat women by insisting they be skinny as a rail?

The Huffington Post reports told she was too fat to be a model, Danielle Segal shed a quarter of her weight and was hospitalized twice for malnutrition. Now that a new Israeli law prohibits the employment of underweight models, the 19-year-old must gain some of it back if she wants to work again.

Not that she was ever overweight. At 1.7 meters (5-feet-7), she weighed 53 kilograms (116 pounds) to begin with. Feeling pressure to become ever thinner, she dropped another 13 kilograms (29 pounds). The unnaturally skeletal girl weighed 40 kilograms (88 pounds) by then, or about as much as a robust pre-teen, and her health suffered.

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Sounds like a war against women to me.

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