Politicians and models turned out Tuesday to celebrate a new child labor law that aims to end the exploitation of underage models in New York’s fashion industry.
Signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Monday night, children working in the fashion and modeling industries will now be provided the same protections afforded to other young performers in the entertainment sector.
Coco Rocha, a former child model, said, “This will be one of the events that stand out as among the milestones in my career….This will change the industry and the way that girls look at this industry.” For More
[above: Coco Rocha. Courtesy Photo]
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