Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire is all set to broadcast live the first-ever Miss Correctional Beauty pageant 2019. The program aims to rehabilitate female inmates behind bars and further reduce crime rates in the country through entertainment.
The pageant is organized by the Gender and Equal Opportunity Unit of the Female Correctional Service in partnership with SaloneJamboree. The event is dubbed: ‘Miss Correctional 2019’ with the theme: ‘Reform and Rehabilitate Inmates for a better society.’
Ten inmates will contest for various prizes which include cash and a startup if or when they are released. The program will be hosted at the Correctional Center, former Special Court on the 15th of November 2019, starting at 1 pm.
AYV Media Empire headed by its Chief Executive Officer Amb. Anthony Navo, Dr. Duramani Lakkoh, Managing Director of AYV TV, Hurai Bangura, Head of Entertainment Channel 34 hosted members of SaloneJamboree and the Correctional Service at a small informal ceremony on Thursday. AYV Media Empire stated that they were very happy to provide their platform to an initiative that would positively impact the lives of women behind bars.