Call for boycott of Miss Universe pageant is misguided and dangerous

Miss SA should be allowed to deliver a message of hope and unity in Israel

21 November 2021 - 00:00 By Mfanafuthi Sithebe

The call for Miss SA to boycott the Miss Universe pageant in the Israeli city of Eilat is misguided and dangerous.

One of the internationally accepted methods of empowerment and championing of girls’ rights against oppression, injustice, patriarchy and discriminatory religious beliefs — while promoting humanity, justice and peace for all — is beauty pageants. ..

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