FIJI HAS NEW REPRESENTATIVE IN MRS UNIVERSE

May 14, 2015.? Adelaide, Australia An exclusive event was held in Adelaide on 9th May 2015 to crown the new Miss & Mrs Australasia Universe as well as the new Miss and Mrs Pacific Islands Universe.

At the event, Heena Mohanlal was crowned as the next Mrs Pacific Islands Universe and 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.

Heena 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 & Mrs Pacific Islands Pageant will use their titles to raise awareness 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% of Fiji women suffer some kind of physical or mental violence. Every day, 43 women are injured, 1 is permanently disabled, and 71 lose consciousness. The statistics show that Fiji has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the world.1

Heena 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.

According to the Fiji Women?s Crisis Centre (FWCC) Statistics show that on average 64% of Fiji women suffer some kind of physical or mental violence. Every day, 43 women are injured, 1 is permanently disabled, and 71 lose consciousness. The statistics show that Fiji has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the world.

Heena 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. Heena is a savvy business lady and currently owns three successful businesses. She is an active member Complementary Therapist. She believes in giving back to the society.

She does that by volunteering for a number of charitable organisations including Life 2 project, Queens without Scars, the upcoming Mission Beautiful Australia, an organisation designed to inspire, empower and educate people living in domestic violence. She provides makeovers for cancer patients which she finds incredibly rewarding. Heena resides in Brisbane, Australia with husband and is blessed with two active children.

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