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Medical experts and victim call the practice as child abuse which could lead to physical and psychological scars, infections, inability to breastfeed, deformities and breast cancer.(AFP File Phot/Representative image)

Several pre-teen girls subjected to breast-ironing in UK: Report

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 11:56 PM IST
The perpetrators, usually mothers, consider it a traditional measure which protects girls from unwanted male attention, sexual harassment and rape.
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