13 Oct 2021 - 10:36:22
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Eliminate prejudice! California, First State to Force Major Retailers to Sell Baby Products

The BBC news agencyslotxoreported on October 12 that California was the first state in the United States. To have regulations for large retailers Sale of children's toys and baby care products regardless of gender The new bill was signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom on Saturday, Oct. 9, although it did not impose a ban on having boys and girls in stores. but for large department stores There must also be a department that sells non-gender baby products.

Any company violating this new law? which passed the California Legislature's approval last month. But, which will come into effect in 2024, will be fined $250 for the first offense, but will be fined $500 for subsequent offenses.

The law is said to combat gender bias against baby products. This applies to all retail stores in California with 500 or more employees, and clothing departments are not affected by the law. But it will affect the category of children's toys and baby care products.

California Consumer Federation One of the law's supporters said in a statement: Separating products by gender It hides the unfortunate fact that women's products cost more than men's products.

However, US retailers Some have pushed this out of being gender-neutral to run their own businesses, such as US retailer Target. In 2015, it announced it would stop using sex symbols in its stores.

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