In what was likely one of the most unconventional celebrations of International Day of Women in the world, Cecelia Juarez, 22, currently incarcerated for drug trafficking, was crowned Miss Captive Beauty 2010 at a pageant for women inmates at Cereso prison in Juarez, Mexico on March 8. She gained the crown from a field of 15 inmates by unanimous decision of the panel of judges.
Milenio TV news coverage provides a glimpse of this unusual concept. The prison director explains that although the women are not imprisoned because they are bad but because they made a mistake and the possibility to learn from a mistake is always available. It's in Spanish, but you don't need to understand Spanish to be fascinated by this news story: