Get our free emagazine!

Breast Ironing

CAMEROON: Girls ‘Have Chests Flattened Out’ to Disguise the Onset of Puberty by Emily Dugan, The Independent, November 6, 2013

Stella Paul's picture

WP Live: Of butterflies, rain and clutches of silence

Its been 2 days since I arrived at New York to take part in the World Pulse live tour . … Read More»

NGOabroad's picture

Need: Volunteer with Breast Ironing Campaign in Cameroon

WHAT IS BREAST IRONING? Pubescent girls in Cameroon are being tortured by their own mothers. Using objects like grinding stones, mortar pestles or hammers heated over hot … Read More»

Leina's picture

Breast ironing video

Hello sisters hope you will enjoy this.This is the first video production by the Media Center for women in Cameroon,a brainchild of the Worldpulse VOF 2010 program! … Read More»

Halt Breast Ironing in Cameroon

One out of four girls in Cameroon are thought to have their breasts ironed in what a Care2.com petition declares "a desperate attempt to prevent sexual assault and teen pregnancy." Read More »

Breese's picture

Petition: End Breast Ironing in Cameroon

Target: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Sponsored by: Care2.com … Read More»

Leina's picture

War Against "Womankind"!Mama Hates My Sprouting Breasts.

No one seems to be aware; but it is real, it is happening! In the privacy of homes, behind closed kitchen and bedroom doors, pubescent girls in Cameroon are being tortured by their own mothers. … Read More»

vtantoh's picture

Burning Their Daughters Out Of Love

Today I watched a shocking and painful documentary about breast ironing in Cameroon. … Read More»

Syndicate content
Magazine »

Read global coverage through women's eyes

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

Community »

Connect with women on the ground worldwide

PAKISTAN: They Went to School and Never Came Back

PAKISTAN: They Went to School and Never Came Back

Campaigns »

Be heard at influential forums

WWW: Women Weave the Web

WWW: Women Weave the Web

Programs »

Help us train women citizen journalists

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

Blog »

Read the latest from World Pulse headquarters

Announcing Our Prize Winners!

Announcing Our Prize Winners!

Partners »

Join forces with our wide network of partners

Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative