September 16, 2013

A rival to Miss World will crown a pious Muslim woman

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Nina Septiani of Indonesia was crowned Miss World Muslimah 2012.

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Nina Septiani of Indonesia was crowned Miss World Muslimah 2012.

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(RNS) "We don't just want to shout 'no' to Miss World,” said the pageant's founder Eka Shanti. “We'd rather show our children they have choices. Do you want to be like the women in Miss World? Or like those in Muslimah World?"