By Lingerie Diva
This article was recently posted on Lingerie Diva's website about the French Parliament passing a bill to "glamorize the ultra-thin." According to Lingerie Diva the bill "(W)ill attack Web sites that tell anorexics how to starve and could also target the fashion industry. The crack down would include fines of up to $71,000 and three-year prison sentences for offenders who encourage 'extreme thinness.' In the next few weeks this bill will go to the Senate.
This bill follows the 2006 anorexia-linked death of Brazilian model Ana Carolina Reston, which prompted efforts throughout the fashion industry to address the health problems of ultra-thin models..."
For the full article, click on Glamorizing the Ultra-Thin.
Thank you to Lingerie Diva with posting this article. Eve's Apples couldn't agree with you more. As long as the media continues to promote unhealthy and sickly images of women as the ideal beauty and photo shop normal sized women down to waifs, impressionable girls and women will continue sacrificing their health and well-being to achieve this unrealistic image.
Celebrating Your Inner Eve is all about embracing who you are physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Until we can love and accept ourselves as we are no one else will either.