Malawi beauty models reject ‘whores’ tag

Beauty models in Malawi have protested that their reputations continue to be badly damaged by the negative perception by some sections of the society that portray them as if they sell themselves for sex.

Miss Blantyre seated and her princesses: We are not whores

Miss Blantyre seated and her princesses: We are not whores

Vanessa Chiutsi and Tunosiwe Mwakalinga, first and second princesses of this year’s Miss Blantyre have since called for a mindset change, saying “beauty models are not whores but partners in development.”

Mwakalinga said: “In fact, modelling is just like any other career that ought to be treated with dignity.”

The Princesses were speaking during their official unveiling ceremony as brand ambassadors of Premier Bus Service (PBS) on Friday.

They expressed concern that the beauty models were labelled “whores” because some others who were in the industry before had misbehaved, saying modelling is a professional career and girls have ethics.

“There is need for mindset change. People need to know modelling girls have good morals,”Chiutsi said.

Chiutsi said parading in bikini or miniskirt flaunting their fresh is part of the pageant trade and does not reflect loose morals.

She said “to mess up in life is a personal choice” and that can apply to anyone and not necessarily models.

Some organisers of Malawian beauty pageants both local in abroad are said to be denting the industry for their exploitation of the models by using them and even not paying their prizes.

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ndine
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mkazi wina aliyese ndihule koma alindima grade ake awu hulewo….

Zidura Ntengo Undigwere
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Zidura Ntengo Undigwere

I think it is extremely offensive to call these respectable girls “whores”.
Even if one does not subscribe to the idea of “beauty contests” because of standards of body covering, or lack thereof, it is extreme to call the participants such demeaning terms.
These girls, especially the winners, deserve scrutiny, yes. But they do not deserve the hatred.
We can comment on how pretty or not-pretty they are; how their attire fits them; on the quality of their step on the catwalk, and what have you. But NOT calling them “whores”.
This is unacceptable, and really uncivilized.

wika
Guest

ngati siinu mahule nanga ndinu ndani ? you are worse than prositutes period Mahule otha maplan/osowa msika fuck you.look at you

wika
Guest

ngati siinu mahule nanga ndinu ndani ? you are worse than prositutes period Mahule otha maplan/osowa msika fuck you.

HUBLE
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What is the purpose of walking half naked in front people?????

Ability
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Who cares? If you are beautiful, do you need someone to tell you that? Nonsense, most of you are whores indeed. Good women are here with us. We married them, not because they run on beauty contest, rather their character.

Likoma Economist
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WhoreGate.mw.com

Myao
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ATI SINDIDYA NSIMA NDIMANGOMWA PHALA – NDINU BASI!

Redeemed
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I wonder what defines a whore, because from where I stand, every beautiful woman who happen to attract more men and inspire more women according to Malawian perception is a whore. The ironic part or should I say hypocritical part of it though is that every woman aspire to be beautiful than the rest, the bleaching of skin speaks in volumes, and every man fancy a beautiful woman. In my opinion a whore is any one who exchange money for sexual favours, or any married woman having an extra marital affair. but like I said, this is just my opinion… Read more »
Nankununkha sadzimva
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Kkkkkk! Sounds like claiming to be pure when you are from Sodom and Gomorrah

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