You will all agree with me that there is nothing bad like cyberbullying, most plus size and curvy ladies are victims of body shaming and discrimination which has lowered their self- esteems.
However, very few of them who have accepted themselves and came out strong.
Although there has been a resistance to recognize or even respect the curvy women, the fashion industry is trying to prove to the world that there is beauty beyond those curves.
In what is seen as opening a new chapter of curvy ladies, Kenya is set to hold a plus size beauty pageant with the aim of celebrating curvy women.
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The increase of plus size female model is something everyone should be proud of.
Naomi Ng’ang’ a Celebrated actress cum Executive Director of Team Curvy Kenya Naomi Ng’ an ng’a who has overcome constant body shaming has disclosed that through the pageant they celebrate and amplify African women as strong ambassadors of confidence.
“We will endeavor to present a competitive platform for curvy women celebrating the strong African women who uphold cultural values,” said Ng’ang’ a.
The pageant will be held at Nairobi on the 6th of next month.
“The winner will later go on to represent us on the world stage” she disclosed.
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#MISSKENYAPLUSWORLD2019 COUNTDOWN BEGINS 🙌🙌🙌 ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• It is finally here! The Miss Kenya Plus World Pageant 2019 is happening on 6th July @gardencitynbi and we would love to have you there. Grab a ticket or two and join us us in celebrating the beauty of curvy women. Head over to Mtickets and get yours now! (Link on my bio ) The winner will later go on to represent us on the world stage. Wouldn’t love to be there when we crown her? Tell your friends! Tell your family! It’s time to crown the first Miss Kenya Plus World Queen. Usibaki Nyuma! . . . #MissKenyaPlusWorld #MissWorldPlus #TeamCurvyKenya #TeamCurvyKE #MissKenyaPlusWorld #EveryWomanIsAWoman #IAmAWoman #pageant #plussizePageant #plussizebeuty #plussizefashion #beutypagent #ticketsforsale
Recently, our neighbors Uganda held Miss Curvy beauty pageant with the aim to promote self-esteem and reduce stigma, surprisingly, over 200 plus-size models took up the challenge.
Now Kenya has followed suit. The movement toward body equality and body positivity in the media and fashion industry is slowly starting to advance, but the next step is for us to uncover why we feel the need to use the term “plus-size” and how this label is affecting curvy women.