Obese people all over the world often live with low self-esteem, aside from having health problems. But in the Philippine capital, Manila, a beauty competition has given plus-size women a venue to embrace and celebrate their weight. Barnaby Lo followed some contestants to see how they prepared for the competition, and whether it has inspired them to lead healthier lives in a country with one of the highest obesity rates in Asia.
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