Beauty contest in Japan breaking barriers of disability
In a unique beauty contest held in Japan, the barriers faced by people with mental and physical disabilities have been broken.
24-year-old, Mana Yokoyama, who is one of the contestants, says that participating in the beauty pageant has been a memorable experience.
Yokoyama walked the runway with confidence and grace. Her secret is that she is a positive person and believes in her abilities.
Yokoyama wants to pursue a career in the fashion industry and feels that the contest has helped her a lot.
Contests for disabled people are a great way of helping them gain self-esteem and confidence in life.
It also helps them to get a better perspective of life.