A BEAUTY queen is taking authorized motion towards the Miss World contest after she was banned for being a mum.
Veronika Didusenko, 24, was topped Miss Ukraine in 2018 however stripped of her title 4 days later when it was revealed she was divorced with a son.
She ought to have gone on to signify her nation within the Miss World finals however was banned from participating and changed by one other contestant.
Veronika claims bosses of the UK-owned Miss World franchise are in breach of the Equalities Act 2010 and has demanded they alter their “outdated” entry guidelines.
She mentioned: “It was actually humiliating once I was disqualified. I used to be very upset. I needed to hand again the title, the crown and prize cash.
“I couldn’t imagine they’d do such a factor at the present time.
“Why does having a son and being beforehand married disqualify me? It’s surprising.”
Veronika, who travels to modelling jobs with son Alex, 5, added: “I can’t imagine these guidelines nonetheless exist. They’re archaic. I believe they’re breaching equalities legal guidelines.”
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Her human rights lawyer Ravi Naik, of ITN solicitors in London, mentioned: “It’s a clear case of discrimination.”
The Miss World Organisation failed to answer requests for remark.
Chief govt Julia Morley, who has run the competition for the previous 19 years, has beforehand mentioned the principles are there to guard youngsters’s welfare.
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