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  • Brutality in Cameroon: The Barbaric Practice of Breast Ironing

    07/29/2010 8:41:22 PM PDT · by TheHawksNest · 117 replies · 4+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | July 29, 2010 | Jenn Q. Public
    Little girls in Cameroon are being betrayed by their own mothers. Using piping hot stones, women “iron” their pubescent daughters’ breasts to destroy any visible sign of budding womanhood. Some of the victims of this torture are as young as nine. The scars are horrific. Women say it is love that drives them to brutalize their daughters this way, that they just want to protect young girls from being raped or becoming pregnant at an early age. Instead, they end up with daughters who are both mutilated and pregnant. Not only are the girls disfigured, but many suffer infection, pain,...