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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 )

Marta
- 1499 days ago - washingtonpost.com
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.
Decades On, Hibakusha Explains the Horrors of Nagasaki
World  (tags: war, Nagasaki, atomic bomb, pain, dying, testimonies, stories, peace, message, burned, world war II, death, children )

Naoko
- 1512 days ago - asahi.com
As the children listened attentively, Kiwamu Ejima recalled the misery in his childhood, how he tried to comfort his dying sister burned beyond recognition in a city leveled by a nuclear weapon.
Changing Traditions: Ethiopia´s Afar Region Says "NO" to FGM / Sexual Cutting
World  (tags: Africa, FGM, traditions, changes, harmful practices, , mutilation, pain, good news )

Marta
- 1621 days ago - afrol.com
The strongly harmful practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) is effectively being fought in Ethiopia's Afar region. Anti-FGM campaigns are supported by Muslim religious leaders, clan leaders and now even circumcisers themselves.
Force-Feeding Women in Mauritania
World  (tags: Africa, Mauritania, force feeding, obesity, health, pain, beauty patrons )

Marta
- 1623 days ago - consultancyafrica.com
Close to 20% of women are force-fed in Mauritania. This practice, otherwise known as leblouh , is forced on girls from as young as five. Girls are sent to "fattening farms".
Haiti: Girls and Women, From 2 to 72 Years Old, Are Being Raped.
World  (tags: Women, , , children, girls, crime, rape, torture, Solange, refugees, pain, politics )

Marta
- 1628 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
After the eartquake´s devastation, emerges a second natural disaster: girls and women, from 2 to 72 years old, are being raped.
   

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