Size ‘0’ is a NO NO

Though some societies attribute skinny with beauty, there are those cultures which find the opposite to their liking. In the country Nigeria, the Efiki people have what they term the Fattening Room. Here a woman, as the name suggest, is assisted in gaining weight before marriage.

On the other end of the spectrum is Japan who issue fines if your waist line exceeds a certain amount of inches as can be seen in this New York Times article.


One thought on “Size ‘0’ is a NO NO

  1. I really how you focused on weight in different countries. Many women in America believe that they are ‘fat’ or overweight, because of how beautiful is defined in America. I think it’s interesting that in Nigeria women actually have to ‘fatten up’ to get married.

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