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The Complete Transcript of the Miss Universe 2017 Q&A Portion

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The Complete Transcript of the Miss Universe 2017 Q&A Portion
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We've got all the answers!

We all know Miss Universe doesn't just rely on her looks to win the competition. We've compiled all the questions and answers for this year's contestants. See how they fared below! 

TOP 5 Q&A ROUND:

Miss South Africa - Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

QUESION: Women make up 49% of the global workforce. What do you believe is the most important issue facing women in the workplace today and why?

ANSWER: "In some places women get 75% of what men earn for doing the same job, working the same hours. And I do not believe that that is right. I think we should have equal work for equal pay for women all over the world."

Miss Venezuela - Keysi Sayago

QUESION: Social media has become a prominent factor in the way we perceive one another. Do you believe social media has had a positive or negative effect on the way we judge beauty?

ANSWER: "The social medias are what we make of them. We must use social media in a positive way and take away any criticisms. Behind every photo, every social media account, there is a good person, a human who can feel, and we all deserve respect."

Miss Thailand - Mareeya Poonlertlarp

QUESION: What do you think has been the most important social movement of your generation and why?

ANSWER: "I think the most important social movement so far is that we’re having an aging population. So the most important movement in our time is definitely the youth. So the youth is the future, the youth is something we have to invest in because they’re the ones who are gonna look after the earth that we live in."

Miss Jamaica - Davina Bennett

QUESION: Sexual harassment has been at the forefront of recent headlines. Why is it important for men and women to work together in tackling this issue?

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ANSWER: "Sexual harassment is a form of abuse and no abuse should be tolerated, whether in the workplace or in society. I believe that men and women should come together and be professional, leave this act alone, and anything that happens such as sexual harassment, should be taken into the law and should be dealt with."

Miss Colombia - Laura Gonzalez

QUESION: Terrorism is one of the main threats facing out world today. As Miss Universe you will lead discussions on current issues with communities all over the globe. How would you go about explaining terrorism to a child?

ANSWER: "I’ve never been a victim or a victim or family member of terrorism. I cannot really explain how it feels to be one of them. But if i had the opportunity to speak to a child, i would tell him that, please your generation and my generation, we cannot be full of weapons. Please, more books, more culture, more friendships, and more love." 

TOP 3 Q&A ROUND:

QUESION: What quality in yourself are you most proud of, and how would you apply that quality to your time as Miss Universe?

Miss Jamaica - Davina Bennett

ANSWER: "The quality that I’m most appreciative of is my drive and determination. I am a founder of a foundation that spreads awareness for the deaf community and this platform is such a great platform to just let persons know that these persons need opportunities and need equal opportunities like those in society. And so the Miss Universe competition will be the platform for me to use this foundation to spread awareness for all the deaf people around."

Miss Colombia - Laura Gonzalez

ANSWER: "I am incredibly passionate about everything I do. With compassion, I have discipline. With compassion, I put my whole self into every situation that I work at. I’ve done this as an actress, I’ve done this as a Colombian, and I do not doubt that I will do this as Miss Universe."

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Miss South Africa - Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

ANSWER: "As Miss Universe you have to be confident in who you are as an individual. And Miss Universe is a woman who has overcome many fears and by that she is able to help other women overcome their fears. She is a woman that nothing is ever too much to ask for, and I think that is exactly who I am."

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