Miss Universe Hopefuls in Peru Cite Violence Against Women Stats Instead of Body Measurements

November 3, 2017 - miss universe

Forget bust measurements or sashaying down a catwalk — a latest trend for beauty queens in Peru is disapproval assault opposite women.

More than 20 women anticipating to paint Peru in November’s 66th Miss Universe Competition in Las Vegas shouted differing statistics about trafficking, victimization and nuisance targeting women in their home country, Peru.

 Camila Canicoba speaks during a Miss Peru 2017 on Oct. 29, 2017 in Lima, Peru. Courtesy Frecuencia Latina around Reuters

Typically, Miss Peru contestants are compulsory to announce their earthy measurements during a pageant, though these hopefuls took a time to move courtesy to a most a aloft cause.

“My name is Camila Canicoba and we paint a dialect of Lima. My measurements are: 2,202 cases of femicide reported in a final 9 years in my country,” pronounced a initial competitor live on Peruvian radio Sunday night.

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“My name is Karen Cueto and we paint Lima and my measurements are: 82 femicides and 156 attempted femicides so distant this year,” pronounced another Miss Universe hopeful.

The 20 year-old winner, Romina Lozano, disclosed that “3,114 women victims of trafficking adult until 2014” on a top-rated Peruvian program.

Miss Perú, creando conciencia en la sociedad. #MissPeru2018

A post common by Organización Miss Perú (@missperuofficial) on Oct 30, 2017 during 9:14pm PDT

The organizers also projected journal clippings of stories about assault opposite women during a showering fit foe during a museum in a collateral city, Lima.

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