British Mirror reported the death of 14-year-old Vlada Dzyuba, the Russian model, born in Perm, involved in high fashion Week in Shanghai.
After the fashion show, which lasted about 13 hours, Vlad lost consciousness and fell into a coma. Two days later she died in the hospital. According to the medical report, the cause of death was meningitis, occurring on the background of fatigue.
According to mother Vlada, Oksana Dzyuba, who scored documents, but had no time to say goodbye to my daughter, in recent days, the girl often called her, complaining of high fever and chronic fatigue. Oksana on the phone trying to persuade daughter to go to the doctors, but Vlad refused to do so, because she didn’t have health insurance.
While the Perm model Agency, sent her to China, signed a contract with the host country for three months. According to the contract, 14-year-old girl was not supposed to work more than four hours a day, and requires the same of the Russian law, the report says, on the website of NTV.
In Shanghai for Vlada was assigned to the curator, Dmitry Smirnov, who was obliged to check the documents of the Perm model. However, apparently, he did not.
A tragic case has attracted media attention to the working conditions of models, going under contract in China. In recent years, among them especially a lot of Russians.
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