Israel has officially outlawed models under a certain BMI, and now other countries and agencies are thinking of following suit.

In Israel, a model is banned if she has a BMI a combination of height and weight of less than 18.5. If you re 5 7 , that s weighing less than 118 lbs. The law also prohibits advertisers from publishing digitally-manipulated images without a clear, written warning that the pictures you re seeing are photoshopped.

Now, some Israeli s say they re coming to New York in April to try and persuade top fashion companies to also ban super-thin models.

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