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Land of the Free, Home of the Slave

Ever since I went on that trip to Cambodia when I was 12, I have been passionate about ending human trafficking. This was because while I was there, I wandered off and noticed a few signs hung up. 1,122 more words

Miss Peru contestants told the facts about violence instead of their body measurements

ఇవీ మా కొలతలు!

సాధారణంగా అందాల పోటీల్లో పాల్గొనే పోటీదారులు తమ గురించి, దేశం గురించి, తమ కలల గురించి, తాము చేసే సేవ గురించి చెప్పుకోవడం మనకు తెలిసిందే..continue

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Miss Peru contestants flip pageant conventions

Contestants of a recent Miss Peru pageant threw tradition to the wind and in the process, brought attention to a very worthy issue.

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The Inspired Life

Miss Peru

Beauty pageant competitors refuse to list vital statistics during live TV broadcast, instead stating figures on violence against women in Peru.

" My name is Camila Canicoba and I represent the department of Lima. 29 more words


Judges Asked Miss Peru Contestants For Their Bra Sizes, But The Beauty Queens Gave Gender Violence Stats Instead

I’m going to be honest — as someone who has never been part of a pageant in any way, I’ve always found parts of them a little weird. 245 more words

Las Mariposas or the feminist fight against dictatorship in the Dominican Republic

Their names were Patria, Minerva and Maria Teresa. They were sisters, born in the family of a trader, Enrique Mirabal and were destined to live a comfortable life. 677 more words

Women's Leadership


Social media feeds have been buzzing with the hashtag #MeToo, a movement started 10 years ago by activist Tarana Burke that catapulted into global attention this week with actress Alyssa Milano’s tweet to… 757 more words