Recently the Speaker of Parliament, Rebeca Kadaga said the plus size women should also be given a platform rather than being discriminated against.
The pageant's organiser noted that just like the slender Ugandan women, curvaceous women have the potential to promote Uganda using their abilities
“It is just a beauty contest like any other. I don’t see why there is a lot of hullabaloo about it," one MP said.
I have travelled world over and am yet to see a country that is as endowed and blessed as Uganda
The lawmakers vowed to not only condemn, but also block the planned beauty pageant dubbed, “miss curvy Uganda.”
“I suspect these young people were being creative. One of these young people Ann Mungooma is a sharp shooter. Her father was an officer in the army who...
“It undermines the dignity of women and all that we as a church have worked for to advance girl-child education and opportunities for women to take their...
"We are supporting it because it speaks to who we are as Ugandans. Our identities are contrary to what the other pageants sell internationally. Our women...
The minister on Tuesday announced the Miss Curvy beauty pageant to attract tourists.
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