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Some critics of child beauty pageants say the pageants promote children as products used for the benefit of commercial gain.
Brazil's Young Miss pageants an escape from poverty
Certain types of pageants create an atmosphere in which wearing heavy makeup to emphasize full lips, long eyelashes, and flushed cheeks, high heels to emulate women of all types, provocative dance steps, flirtatious poses or facial expressions, and revealing "evening gowns"  is not only preferred but expected if a child is to take home the ultimate prize. She is therefore unable to understand why her daughter would have any value in this world if not for her physical appearance and any sexual pleasure she could give to others. Miss Brazil Bahia waits to change her dress, minutes before parading before judges at the final contest for Young Miss Brazil Tech Innovate Gadget Mission: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact.