Beauty contests as a form of symbolic violence? Mexican MPs want to limit the organization of miss’s competitions!

For several days in Mexico has been going a storm caused by the reform proposed by Mexican deputies from the Commission for Gender Equality. They are suggest that the organization of beauty contests is a form of symbolic violence against women, so it should be reduced, and public funding of contests should be stopped! Many winners of prestigious beauty contests have objected to these allegations and openly criticize the MPs. […]

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Regina Peredo is originator of the “Yo Te Escucho” campaign. Mexican beauty queens join forces against domestic violence!

Regina Peredo – winner of the Reina Hispanoamericana 2019 international competition decided to draw attention to the problem of domestic violence during quarantine. In her action called “I hear you” (Spanish “Yo Te Escucho”), she engaged other Mexican and foreign beauty queens who provide on the network telephone numbers that victims of violence can call and tell about the ordeal they are experiencing! 

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Mexicana Universal is the new Mexican beauty contest! Nuestra Belleza México goes down in history

A great change in Mexico! After 23 years of existence goes down to history the most popular Mexican beauty contest – Nuestra Belleza México. However, his place is taken by a new entity – Mexicana Universal, which from now on will be responsible, among others for choosing and preparing the Mexican delegate for the Miss Universe pageant. 

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