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They may be top models today, may it be Kate Moss who was discovered aged 14 by Sarah Doukas, the founder of Storm Model Management, at JFK Airport, after a holiday in The Bahamas.
Gisele Bündchen , discovered eating McDonalds in a shopping mall while on a school trip to São Paulo, aged 14.
Or Coco Rocha , Discovered performing at an Irish dance competition, aged 14, by model agent Charles Stuart.
All would have faced the same problem of entering into a professional life when it’s time for school; they were busy working day and night. Today this industry by making children work at young age is raising the suicide ratio. When will the parent understand?
• Here the kids are made to behave like adults when they are actually kids.
• They have to stay away from parents at such young age. When it’s the time for the parents to train their kids and not let them fall in wrong habits. Here the kids train themselves as per the requirements.
• They are deprived of basic education many a time or those who finish schooling do it just for the sake of it, with success in modeling as major aim.
• As models they have 1000 barriers, for staying thin which obligates in proper growth of these young people. They say NO! NO! For all basic diets which is necessary for growing kids. Results health problem come early in life.
• This has taught young kids to start drinking and smoking and other wrong habits, from a very young age and they see no fault in it. It’s cool
• People in this industry are facing so many diseases at such young age cause work pressure. Not a good symbol.
Why is the fashion industry doing this to these young kids is a big question today? We should undeniably set up an age criteria for a brighter future of the young chaps.
The Sri Lankan Design Festival 2011. Planned in the month of November showed a big success after being held for three consecutive years. The event initiated by the academy of design was organized in Colombo. The grand event started with participation by the island craft exhibition and was followed by a fashion show held by them.