The former leader of opposition Hon. Winnie Kizza has also joined hundreds of Ugandans condemning Minister Geoffrey Kiwanda Suubi’s Miss Curvy Uganda contest.
According to the State Minister of Tourism curvy and sexy Ugandan women to the list of tourism products to attract tourists.
While unveiling the initiative in Kampala early this week, Kiwanda, said a beauty pageant dubbed ‘Miss Curvy Uganda’ has been launched to select sexy curvaceous women and the finalists will be selected in June.
“We have naturally endowed nice looking women that are amazing to look at. Why don’t we use these people as a strategy to promote our tourism industry?” Mr Kiwanda said.
However according to the Kasese district lawmaker, the whole idea is not gender sensitive and insulting to the women.
“Together with my colleagues of Uganda Women Parliamentary Association, we condemn acts of objectifying/dehumanizing Women. The Minister should have known that women are more than just bodies, and so we should be treated with honor and respect.” Winnie Kiiza Stated.
Winnie Kiiza added that because they are his daughters, wives and mothers; it’s only prudent that the project be cancelled with immediate effect.