Do child beauty pageants damage young teen girls self-identity and self-esteem?

How does participating in child beauty pageants affect young girls?
Asked Sep 18, 2013
I'm not sure that it damages self esteem but in my view it can distort a young person's perception of what's important in life by overemphasizing physical appearance over what they think and do.
Answered Sep 19, 2013
I strongly agree x

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