FRENCH SENATE VOTES TO BAN CHILD BEAUTY PAGEANTS

French Senate Votes to Ban Child Beauty Pageants

By a vote of 196 to 146, France’s Senate voted to ban child beauty pageants on the grounds that such contests promote the hypersexualization of minors. The measure will now be brought before the National Assembly, which must also pass it for it to become law. If the ban is adopted, those who organize pageants for children under 16 would face significant jail time and hefty fines. More… Discuss

 

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2 responses to “FRENCH SENATE VOTES TO BAN CHILD BEAUTY PAGEANTS

  1. I think that this a good idea; hope it passes.

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