Opinion: Why children shouldn't be fashion models

Sara Ziff

"These issues are fundamentally labor issues, and until the industry acknowledges that there is an employment relationship and that models are entitled to basic protections in terms of financial transparency, fair pay and protection against sexual harassment, these kinds of problems will persist."

Sara Ziff explains why kids shouldn't be fashion models -- at least not until the industry is properly regulated.

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France's Proposed Legislation


Sara Ziff explains why she opposes the French Parliament's bill that would legislate models' body weight, and why Denmark's proposal, which includes health checkups, compulsory wages (not payment "in trade") and penalties for those who don't meet industry guidelines is a better approach.


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