Israel Bans Use of Overly Thin Models

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Israel passed a law earlier this week that bans local advertisers from using overly thin models in their campaigns. It also requires publications to disclose when images are altered or photoshopped to make models appear thinner. The law's supporters hope it will promote healthier eating habits among models and stop glamorizing extreme thinness among the general population.

We talk with Adi Barkan, Israeli fashion photographer and modeling agent who has long championed this legislation.