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Government to host Body Confidence meetings

July 26, 2010

Campaign co-founder and Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone MP announced in an interview in yesterday’s Sunday Times that she will be hosting a series of roundtable discussions at the Home Office on body image.  These will kick off in September with a meeting of the Campaign for Body Confidence steering group looking at how the harmful effects of the widespread use of digitally manipulated images can be curbed.

Lynne said that we need to see a wider diversity of body shapes and sizes portrayed positively in the media, with fewer underweight models and airbrushed images.

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