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A report put together for the French government regarding the hyper-sexualization of prepubescent children calls for a ban on child beauty pageants.

FRANCE 24 reports that this development comes in the wake of the Vogue magazine controversy. More than a year ago, Vogue published a cover that featured a provocatively dressed 10-year-old girl.

FRANCE 24 has additional information.

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