#Breast Ironing

  • Article: Breast Ironing Awareness 'Should Be Taught in British Schools'
    Girls & Women

    Breast Ironing Awareness 'Should Be Taught in British Schools'

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 26, 2019

    The National Education Union wants the harmful practice on the curriculum. Read more

  • Article: UK Government Recommits to Ending Breast-Ironing of Young Girls
    Girls & Women

    UK Government Recommits to Ending Breast-Ironing of Young Girls

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 13, 2019

    Experts says stopping the abusive practice will require legislation. Read more

  • Article: 'Breast Ironing' Is Happening in the UK, Affecting Up to 1,000 Girls
    Girls & Women

    'Breast Ironing' Is Happening in the UK, Affecting Up to 1,000 Girls

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 28, 2019

    Although no official study has been conducted, a Guardian investigation revealed dozens of cases. Read more

  • Article: The Sad Reason Mothers in Cameroon Are 'Ironing' Their Daughters' Breasts
    Girls & Women

    The Sad Reason Mothers in Cameroon Are 'Ironing' Their Daughters' Breasts

    By Daniele Selby  and  Julie Ngalle|April 6, 2018

    They want to protect their daughters, but "breast ironing" is more harmful than helpful. Read more