September 14, 2016 – Burkina Faso Bans Miss Bim Bim Beauty Contest For Women With Biggest Buttocks, Says Event Is Sexist
Miss Bim Bim Beauty Contest For Women Banned By Burkina Faso Over Sexist Poster
The government of Burkina Faso has placed a ban on the annual biggest buttocks beauty contest for women.
The 3rd edition of the event tagged “Miss Bim-Bim’ was cancelled after banners of two women with exaggerated behinds sparked social media outcry.
While defending the government ban, Burkina Faso Minister Laure Zongo said:
“Our role is to do everything to avoid damaging the image of women,“.
Zongo said social media outburst persuaded the President to call for a ban on the event.