Slave Labour: Overworked Teenage Model slumps and dies on Catwalk


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Vlada Dzyuba a 14 -year old model who was recruited by a modelling agency reportedly slumped and died moments before she was due to catwalk in an Asian fashion show in Shanghai.

The young lady who was on a three-month slave labour contract assignment from China, was said to have died of meningitis made worse by “utter exhaustion”.

According to reports, the model died after two days in a coma.

It was also gathered that Moscow is now demanding an explanation over the conditions in which Vlada, who had been prominent at this month’s prestigious Shanghai Fashion Week, was recruited on which involved her missing school in her home city Perm, in the Urals.

Her distraught mother Oksana who also has a young baby, said she sought visa to be with her daughter but could not get it before her child died.

“She was calling me, saying ‘Mama, I am so tired. I so much want to sleep’.
“It must have been the very beginning of the illness…
“And then her temperature shot up.
“I didn’t sleep myself and was calling her constantly, begging her to go to hospital.”
The head of the Perm modelling agency behind her trip, Elvira Zaitseva, said:

“No-one expected it to lead to such consequences.
“We are now reaping what we have sown.”

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