Unveiling the Medieval Origins: How Ancient Christian Ideals Shape Women’s Beauty Standards Today, Cambridge Scholar Reveals

Cambridge, UK – Scholars at the University of Cambridge are shedding light on the origins of the idea that true beauty lies within and its impact on the control of women’s dress. According to a recent talk at the university, influential male writers in the third century used this Christian concept to manipulate and regulate how women presented themselves. Alexandra Zhirnova, a Cambridge scholar, highlighted the misogynistic views held by medieval Christian men towards women’s appearance as part of her research. She explained that as Christianity became integrated into patriarchal societies during the Middle Ages, … Read more

Krystyna Pyszkov Makes History as Miss World 2024: A Beauty Queen, Lawyer, and Philanthropist

MUMBAI, India – Krystyna Pyszkova, a 24-year-old beauty queen from the Czech Republic, has been crowned as the winner of Miss World 2024. The prestigious title was awarded to her at a grand ceremony held in Mumbai. Pyszkova, who is also a lawyer and runs a school for underprivileged children, impressed the judges with her grace and intelligence. She was crowned by last year’s winner, Karolina Bielawska of Poland. The Miss World 2024 pageant, which drew participants from 111 countries, marked the return of the beauty contest to India after 28 years. The event showcased … Read more