The 22-year-old is an advocate for mental health, hormone difficulties, and body positivity

She recently wrote on Instagram, saying, “I’m thankful to all of my supporters and admirers. What counts is that I did my best! I’m honoured to be defying beauty pageant norms and serving as a global ambassador for real-size beauty.

Miss Nepal’s outfit represented the horrors of war and—more importantly—Nepal’s efforts to bring about world peace. During her stroll down the runway, she let go of the plush dove that she had been carrying in a cage.