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Skin bleaching in Africa: A risky addiction [The Morning Call]

Skin bleaching in Africa: A risky addiction [The Morning Call]

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The WHO estimates that up to 70% of women across the continent are using skin lightening creams. But, numerous men have begun venturing into what used to be a thing for women.

Research has linked colourism to smaller incomes, lower marriage rates, longer prison terms, and fewer job prospects for darker-skinned people. How true is this?

Claudia Nsono spoke to a dermatologist who detailed the health implications of skin whitening.

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