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Association of Aunties tackling ‘breast ironing’ in Cameroon

I’ve been blogging about breast ironing (the horrifying practice of burning adolescent girls’ breasts with hot stones by their own mothers to inhibit growth) in Cameroon for over a year now, and while the UK Government (see letter below) are … Continue reading

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Stop breast ironing

Absolutely horrified to read about the widespread practice of ‘breast ironing’ in Cameroon: where the developing breasts of young girls are burned and manipulated in an appallingly misguided attempt to combat teenage pregnancies and rapes.  Breasts are left permanently damaged, … Continue reading

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