The world’s self esteem gets kicked up a notch.
France, the global fashion industry icon, has officially banned the super skinny model. Websites that incite excessive thinness are also banned. Lawmakers propose the new law will protect – from various eating disorders – not only the health of the models but also the health of all the young fans that want to imitate their look.
It’s also possible that, as ultra-thin body images become less prevalent, individuals who are suffering from low self-esteem tied to their body image, will find they feel better about themselves.
But this law may be a drop in the bucket when it comes to addressing the ills of poor self-image. Continue Reading