Branding in children: a barbaric practice still exists in India

  • Pratap Kumar Patra

Abstract

Branding is an inhuman traditional practice most commonly employed to treat various disorders in neonates and children in certain community in India. Though stringent law exists to prevent such harmful practices, cases of branding is not uncommon in current era.

Pan African Medical Journal 2016; 23

Author Biography

Pratap Kumar Patra
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, India
Published
2016-06-29
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 1937-8688