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A model was disqualified from Miss World for being a mother. Now she’s pushing back


Veronika Didusenko had only been Miss Ukraine for a few days before she was stripped of her title for having a child and having been married.
Now, the model is taking legal action against the UK-based Miss World organization, which determines the rules for affiliate pageants like Miss Ukraine, alleging that its rules are discriminatory.
“The Equality Act (2010) protects against discrimination on the basis of certain protected characteristics, including marriage, maternity and sex,” British human rights lawyer Ravi Naik, who is representing Didusenko, said in a statement.
“The reason Veronika was not allowed to compete in Miss World is because she was …read more

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