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Several teenage girls are subjected to "breast ironing" in UK.

Team Odian News |

London:27/1:The perpetrators, usually mothers, consider it a traditional measure which protects girls from unwanted male attention, sexual harassment and rape. Medical experts and victim call the practice as child abuse which could lead to physical and psychological scars, infections, inability to breastfeed, deformities and breast cancer. An African practice of “ironing” a girl’s chest with a hot stone to delay breast formation is spreading in the UK to “protect” young girls from unwanted male attention, sexual harassment and rape.

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