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Will France ban childhood beauty pageants?

Clip: 12/21/2013 | 9m 53s

In January, France's national legislature will vote whether to ban childhood beauty pageants. Critics contend that the pageants send the wrong message to young girls and only add to what they argue is an already over-sexualized environment for children today. William Brangham of NewsHour Weekend reports.

Aired: 12/21/13

Rating: NR

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