Beauty contest examines not only the womanly beauty and glamour, but also it trials their confidence, presence of mind, knowledge. I'm not saying that is a bad thing, I'm just saying, these girls can go on insane diets. Now, movies without attractive actors or actresses gain less money, statistically. In these competitions, they lower self of steam and when they lose they think their ugly and don't belong. The beauty is a God's gift to all of them but the thing which matters in all such contests is the unique character which the only one among them possess it and is known to be the winner. Beauty + brain + character + attitude should be the measures of beauty contest.
This is opportunity to the woman expressing their views and show their capability but its not for physical appearance it's not a fashion show to show different type of dresses, it's just a test for inner beauty and mental maturity over society. I know some of the girls love dressing up and putting on a show for everyone which is fine, but they should have other activities such as playing violin, writing, painting, hell even fencing. Most people seem to enjoy these contests today; I once did too, as a little girl. A lot of parents introduce their kids to activities such as sports and various lessons when they are very little. If that is lost, really there is less than nothing left. Rate this: +31 -7 Abhilasha Khemani said: Mar 19, 2016 Well, I think these beauty contests have nothing to with womanhood because it is just a competition and one should be judged regardless his or her gender and its purely showing your talents and spontaneity as these contests are nowadays not limited to beauty but overall personality instead. Beauty pageants are degrading and harmful to women and children.
Having lived in a patriarchal society for most of the history, beauty contests serve as a very apt platform for women to assure their place in the society as a confident and equal gender. According to me, it can effect someone self-esteem but doesn't degrade womanhood. Sometimes beauty contest are a part of academics, helping kids boost their intelligence and confidence. Being thick in size was once the ideal, but now it is to be stick thin. On the other hand, it also teaches them that one will not always be a winner but there are still other competitions they can try. Despite differences in culture and religion, people come together to witness a glamorous event.
Better body language helps to improve social relation. Events like the World Cup draw fans from all over the world to one place just to support their beloved team. The beauty contests which are held actually prove to be fruitful as in they help the contestants to enrich various skills like intellect, social behavior, and many such important aspects of life. They are doing nothing for the country or for the world. I've told you in another debate that this amounts to karma bombing which is not the right way to go here. America girls compete for scholarship money. As these girls stand in front of a big audience and answer questions thrown by the judges, they learn to muster their courage and express themselves with conviction.
So the beauty contests do not degrade womanhood. My friends, to my mind these contests are not degrading womanhood because by these contests women can explore herself, also her confidence increases. I just do not believe looks are to be valued so highly because in the end they fade away to dust and ash. Someone who really wanted to win a pageant and those who may already have a lack of self-confidence can really feel depressed and empty. Beauties like aishwariya rai, sushmita sen have made India proud with their beauty, talent, confidence, and showcased their individuality. In beauty pageants beauty is only skin deep, and it puts others down. You just have to know how to carry your self.
The child can say no but the crazy pagent moms are the ones living through them. But coming to dressing we are having some limits and culture so, some rounds should be changed. Everyone can get something good out of being involved and find a happy ending. Given us something to masturbate to? These girls work on this from a very young age, and this same confidence will stick with them through most of, if not all, of their life. Such contests give weight-age to personality and knowledge, besides physical beauty. In many local tanning salons all that is required is a parent guardian signiture.
I completely fail to see the point in competing with other women over something as pointless and superficial and temporary as physical beauty. They set examples to other women and child. By doing so we can explode our culture as well and may teach our tradition to other countries not learn the western culture from others. If they want to keep that beauty then they do, there are tons of people who were attractive when they were kids but lost their beauty because of stupid choices and not exercising. Rate this: +21 -7 Viks said: Apr 21, 2015 Beauty contest is like a sport events as swimming. When their are pageants to judge character or actual skill than I will be ok with also having the beauty pageants.
In fact when the whole world is thoroughly busy in the competition to show the best in them, women like Mary Kom, P. If nothing else it should be balanced with another activity that focuses on those things that matter such as intelligence, kindness etc. List of Pros of Child Beauty Pageants 1. Again, it's the word diet that throws me off. Beauty contests, like sport, can be an important focus of national or regional pride. I stated that a poised, well-spoken, educated, and talented unattractive woman would be unable to win. Rate this: +4 -7 Soumya said: Jun 15, 2014 I think beauty contest are really degrading women and our culture.
It would also make these girls feel all sort of emotions, rejection, jealousy, pride, cockiness etc. Everything has +ve and -ve aspect. The example of the riots in Kaduna is misleading; there were serious underlying tensions that were the root cause. The true beauty lies in the heart, I agree that being awarded the Miss World, is not only based on physical appearance but also about social life etc. If the parent is going to go to such extents forced waxing, botox, fake tans, excessive amounts of make-up then what makes you think that banning one 'activity' which the child takes part in will stop the abuse completely. Citizens all over the world love supporting their own, be it in sports or entertainment.
They know what to do and what not to do. It aids in gaining a deeper understanding of what they are capable of doing, beyond what they think they can. It opens opportunities to young people. Beauty contest are held only for women and not for men mostly. It is the courage of the women to show her beauty and her talent in front of all the public present over there.