UK schools should teach dangers of breast ironing, says education union

Girls react after collecting their A and AS-level results at Latymer Upper School in London August 20, 2009. Sixth-formers have once again performed better than ever in A-level exams with more than a quarter of papers awarded a top A grade, examining bodies said on Thursday. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN EDUCATION SOCIETY) - GM1E58K1KAI01

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The dangers of breast ironing – where a young girl’s breasts are compressed to stop them developing – should be taught in all British schools, the country’s largest education union said on Tuesday. Teachers should also be trained to spot the signs of the “damaging” practice, which is designed to […]

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