MPs want Godfrey Kiwanda to shed more light on the controversial Miss Curvy beauty contest. The campaign to use "curvy women" to attract tourists to Uganda has been described as demeaning for women.
Minister Kiwanda Summoned to Parliament Over Miss Curvy Contest
Monitor, 13 February 2019
Parliament has asked the State Minister for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda to shade more light on the controversial Miss Curvy beauty contest. Read more »
State minister for tourism Godfrey Kiwanda unveiled the campaign at a news conference attended by a bevy of curvaceous women on February 6, 2019.
Uganda's Women Are Not Products to be Sold to Tourists
allAfrica, 4 February 2019
How on earth did the Ugandan Tourism Ministry think that adding "curvy and sexy" Ugandan women to the list of tourism products to attract tourists was a good idea? Tourism… Read more »
Tour Operators Denounce Miss Curvy Contest
Monitor, 11 February 2019
Tour operators under their umbrella body, the Association of Uganda Tour Operators [AUTO], have condemned the miss curvy contest endorsed by the state minister for tourism Godfrey… Read more »
I've No Powers to Cancel Miss Curvy Pageant, Says Minister Kiwanda
Female Ugandan activists have since last Thursday been slamming a government supported campaign to use "curvy women" to attract tourists to the east African nation. Read more »
140 Women Register for Miss Curvy Contest
Monitor, 10 February 2019
Miss Curvy Uganda, the company behind the controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant, has said 140 well-endowed women have registered for the contest set for June. Read more »
The initiative unveiled in Kampala by Tourism Minister Godfrey Kiwanda adds curvy and sexy Ugandan women to the list of attractions for tourists. Minister of Ethics and Integrity ... Read more »
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