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Halt Breast Ironing in Cameroon

One out of four girls in Cameroon are thought to have their breasts ironed in what a petition declares "a desperate attempt to prevent sexual assault and teen pregnancy."

World Pulse correspondent Shekina interviewed victims of the practice for her shocking exposé of the physical and psychological damage it can lead to. Her story draws attention to underlying causes of the problem and proposes education as a better solution to allay mothers' fears about their daughters' sexual development.

Join Shekina and women of Cameroon speaking out against breast ironing by sending a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.


sunbo55's picture


Let me congatulate you for achieving this opportunity and to wish more this in the future.

estelle's picture


i am proud of u.

irene waithaka's picture

keep on the good work no girl

keep on the good work no girl deserves such inhumanity acts. Be blessed and may this initiative bear fruits.

kotravai's picture

good platform

I appreciate worldpulse for opening such a platform to know the sexual exploitation happening around the world & Shekina for her job.

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