By Izuchukwu Okosi


Cervical cancer is a disease that affects women. It occurs when abnormal cells on the cervix grow out of control and symptoms may include abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, or pain during sexual intercourse.

FabSisters, an organization that stands as a voice to the plus sized women in the world against fat shaming or body shaming they believe every woman is beautiful so should feel comfortable in their own skin no matter the size.

Founded by the duo of Kenechi Okafor and  Ijeoma Chinelo Obasi, they are set to hold the Curvy Catwalk Show 2017, a yearly event, this time to raise awareness for Cervical cancer.

The event will hold on Sunday, 27 August 2017 at the Dollar Mall, Plot 984, 6th Avenue, Festac Town, Lagos and starts at 2pm.

Obasi said: “We want to give the plus-size woman a voice. Many demeaning things have been said about the plus-size woman and we want to change that narrative, that is why we feel obliged to hold this event.

Tickets for the event which is strictly by invitation and for adults only are sold in two categories. The red ticket goes for Five Thousand Naira (5,000) and the blue ticket is for Two Thousand Naira (2,000).

There is also a video on the organization’s Facebook page explaining in details preparations for Sunday’s show. There are also more information on its website,

Pictures show some of the models to serenade the guests on the runway at the event.