Survivors of "Breast-Ironing"

Survivors of "Breast-Ironing"

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Cameroon has a tradition of forcibly flattening young girls' breasts using a hot stone in the hopes of averting sexual advances and teen pregnancies. New government research shows that the tradition has seen a 50 percent decline since it was first accidentally uncovered during a 2005 survey by the German Technical Cooperation Agency (GTZ) on rape and incest (Reuters)

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