Zed Nelson
Love Me

Tavalera Bruce maximum security women’s prison in Rio holds an annual beauty contest for inmates. The prisoner judged most beautiful is crowned ‘Miss Penetencaria’, and wins a 14-inch colour television, an electric fan and cosmetics.

Shirlei Ferreira, 33.

Contestant number 20,

‘Miss Penetencaria’

prison beauty contest.

Sentence: 14 years. Fraud.

Rio, Brazil.