Miss Peru Contestants List Violence Against Women Statistics Instead Of Their Bra Size (Video) – November 3, 2017

 

Miss Peru contestants have used the competition to highlight the plight of women and girls in their country, where gender-based violence goes largely unpunished.

And on Sunday, during the beauty event, they staged an awesome protest.

 

As you’re probably aware, contestants at these beauty pageants are required to give out their body measurements (bust-waist-hip) while introducing themselves. In one segment, the women – who represent different areas of the South American country – stand forward and imply they’re going to do just that.

But instead of giving these numbers, they all gave different facts concerning femicide and female violence in their country.

Karla Zabludovsky, BuzzFeed‘s Latin America correspondent, translated their statements: Read more at: elleuk.com

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