5 Miss Universe contestants who broke stereotypes

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Nov 22, 2023

Miss Nepal - Jane Dipika Garrett

At 22, Jane Dipika Garrett made Miss Universe history as its first plus-sized model, challenging conventional beauty norms.

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Miss Pakistan - Erica Robin

In the Miss Universe 2023 swimsuit round, Erica Robin of Pakistan stunned in a kaftan, or Burkini, elegantly balancing modesty with modern design.

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Miss Guatemala - Michelle Cohn

Michelle Cohn and Camila Avella, the first married mothers in Miss Universe, redefined the pageant image, celebrating diverse womanhood.

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Miss Spain - Angela Ponce

Angela Ponce, the first trans woman in Miss Universe since the 2012 ban lift, made history by winning Miss Spain and gracing the global stage.

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Miss India - Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen, at 19, broke barriers as India’s first Miss Universe. Her empathetic final-round response and stylish presence made her a global icon.

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