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France bans extremely thin, anorexic fashion models

PARIS: A law banning the use of unhealthily thin and anorexic fashion models has come into effect into France. Models will need to provide a doctor's certificate attesting their overall physical health, with special regard to their body mass index (BMI), a measure of weight in relation to height. The health ministry said the aim is to fight eating disorders and inaccessible ideals of beauty. Furthermore, digitally altered photos will also have to be labelled from 1 October. Those images where a model's appearance…