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Fijian Is Mrs Pacific Islands Universe

An exclusive event was held in Adelaide, Australia, on May 9 to crown the new Miss and Mrs Australasia Universe and the new Miss and Mrs Pacific Islands Universe. Businesswoman,
17 May 2015 09:40
Fijian Is Mrs Pacific Islands Universe
Mrs Pacific Island Universe Heena Mohanlal. Photo: The Blue Lotus Retreat/Celebrity Makeover/Babes With Babies

An exclusive event was held in Adelaide, Australia, on May 9 to crown the new Miss and Mrs Australasia Universe and the new Miss and Mrs Pacific Islands Universe.

Businesswoman, wife and mother of two children, Heena Mohanlal, was crowned as the next Mrs Pacific Islands Universe at the event. Cole L Sialeipata was crowned as the Miss Pacific Island Universe. They will now represent The Pacific Islands including Fiji at the International Finals – Mrs Universe Contest in Belarus in August 2015.

Ms Mohanlal was born and brought up in Ba, Fiji. She had an arranged marriage at the tender age of 19 and thereafter lived in London, England, for 12 years. The family migrated to Australia in 2008.

The 2015 Mrs Australasia and Mrs Pacific Islands Pageant will use their titles to raise awareness on the ‘Queens Without Scars’, an organisation that create awareness on domestic violence around the world.

According to the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre (FWCC) statistics show that on average 64 per cent of Fiji women suffer some kind of physical or mental violence. Every day, 43 women are injured, one is permanently disabled, and 71 lose consciousness. The statistics show that Fiji has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the world.

She is determined to create awareness on domestic violence, be it physical, psychological, financial or emotional. It is her passion and mission to inspire, motivate and empower women, especially those affected by violence.

She resides in Brisbane, Australia with husband and is blessed with two children.

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