All Further Articles for 2017-11-01
The Drop That Filled the Glass: Miss Peru Beauty Queens Go Rogue
Facing horrific domestic violence - the week before, the hashtag #PeruPaisdeVioladores (Peru Country of Rapists) was trending - contestants for Miss Peru just boldly flipped the script in pageant introductions: Each replaced the usual ignoble reciting of her measurements with grim statistics on violence against women. From the winner: "My measurements are 3,114 female victims of trafficking since 2014." Talk about resistance in unlikely places.