Girls Undergo 'Breast Ironing' to Prevent Pregnancy

While most pre-teen girls are giddy over their first training bra, the reality for many girls in rural Cameroon girls is grim. On the rise in the Central West African nation is a practice called "breast ironing," a procedure that involves placing hot stones on a young girls breasts to prevent them from the growing... Here's what you had to say: Sheila commented via Facebook: "Ironing a young girl's breast is not going to stop teen pregnancy. Education and prevention [will]." Fricanna wrote via Facebook: "I'm African born and raised and this still sounds very wrong."
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