Breast Ironing

  • Breast Ironing,  Feminism

    Discussing An Under-reported Torture To Girls – Breast Ironing

    I wish we didn’t live in a world where girls have to physically and psychologically abused to feel safe and still not be safe. Breast Ironing/ flattening is self-explanatory really, it is the ironing or flattening of the girl child’s breast by pounding and massaging of a girl’s breasts, using hard or heated objects, to try to make them stop developing or disappear. This barbaric act is mostly carried out by their mothers, aunties, sisters, grandmothers and even nurses. They believe that this procedure is the best thing to do to their daughters(10-19 years old) to make them look sexually unattractive to men to prevent rape (most men believe that when…