The New Law set of business and industry fashion model photo French parliament passed last week. Now, the police and the government must keep an eye on the mannequin who waddle in exhibition fashion.
One of the unique rules in a regulation that is the prohibition of employing women modeling company too thin. “A Model are required to include a doctor’s certificate that shows they are able to do his job,” as quoted from the rule, which is reported by the BBC, Friday (25/12/2015).
The controversial law was already addressed the parliament since the beginning of this year. Clothing industry over the last three decades prefers skinny models. Impact, many models would not eat or anorexia (regurgitating of food) in order to obtain the ideal body weight.
From the French Health Ministry data, there are an estimated 40 thousand people with anorexia, 90 percent of them are women. The majority of that number is believed to work in the fashion industry.
If there are companies, fashion designers, model agencies require employees or underweight, the French government could impose criminal sanctions. The most severe punishment is imprisonment of six months or a fine of USD 81 thousand.
Beleid it also set the minimum weight that must be possessed of a model, which is in the range of the Body Mass Index (BMI) 18. Model Agency Association in France reject the law, but the parliament is adamant talk him.
France was not the only country that regulate body weight of a model on health grounds. Spain, Italy, and Israel had already passed a regulation similar.