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Morten Traavik, the Norwegian theater director who created a beauty pageant for female landmine victims called "Miss Landmine," is coming under criticism for exploiting the women and creating a "freak show". Traavik responds that he is helping the victims and is "fed up" with pictures of Africans and Cambodians in…

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The "Miss Landmine Survivor" pageant will be held April 2nd in Luanda, Angola, reports the BBC. The contest, organized by Angola's de-mining commission, aims not only to give victims confidence, but to raise awareness. Millions of mines were planted in Angola during a 27-year civil war that ended in 2002. Tens of…