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Breast Ironing, a Painful Practice for Cameroon's Girls
World  (tags: World, Cameroon, girls, sexuality, pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, breast ironing, mutilative practices, deformities, pain, petition )

- 1930 days ago -
Breast ironing affects as many as one in four girls. Some mothers massage hot grinding-stones into their daughters' chests, while others pound the tissue with heated plantain peels. Sometimes, women rub kerosene.
Inside the Nuclear Underworld: Deformity and Fear
World  (tags: kazakhstan, nuclear, orphans, deformities )

- 3006 days ago -
Kazakhstan's nuclear orphans are a distressing sight. The first child I met in the local orphanage was lying limply in his crib. His giant, pale head was perched on his tiny shoulders, covered in bed sores, like a grotesquely painted paper-mâché mask. Pee
From Hiroshima to Iraq, 61 Years of Uranium Wars: A Suicidal, Genocidal, Omnicidal Course
World  (tags: depleted uranium, iraq, afganistan, war crimes, dirty bombs, radiation poisoning, death, deformities )

- 3087 days ago -
Not only are U.S. and allied soldiers exposed and civilian populations genocidally targeted, but the depleted uranium pollution is now global.12,13 In reality, we are all Gulf War veterans.

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