There are worse problems

Another reason to be grateful:

“Breast ironing” – the use of hard or heated objects or other substances to try to stunt breast growth in girls – is a traditional practice in West Africa, experts say.

A new survey has revealed it is shockingly widespread in Cameroon, where one in four teenagers are subjected to the traumatic process by relatives, often hoping to lessen their sexual attractiveness.

And you think YOU had it bad?

People say culture is something to be preserved, for generations to come. If this kind of acts are part of culture, soon, there won’t even be a future for the next generation.

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