Each year, hundreds of women across the country receive free breast augmentation surgery from wealthy and not-so-wealthy anonymous benefactors online. So how do these ladies manage to convince men they've never met to spring for their implants? Sometimes the best way to get something you want is to just ask for it.
Thousands of poor women in India's Tamil Nadu state have been offered free cosmetic breast surgery, including implants, its health minister said Friday, because "poor people also have a right to look beautiful". The southern Indian state is known for its populist schemes, which have previously included free canteens and providing thousands of disadvantaged people with goats, laptops and bicycles among other items. It will now offer cosmetic breast surgery free of cost to all women -- for aesthetic or medical reasons -- with priority given to those from the poorest sections of society.
Rarely, however, is it posed as a charitable act. The website, which began inis for women who want breast augmentation and the men who want to help them get there. In a world where women are constantly judged on their looks, this reinforces the notion that her worth is dependent on her cup size.
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Cosmetic surgery including breast implants is to be made available free of charge to residents of a state in south India. According to Dr VRamadevi, head of plastic surgery at Stanley Medical College and Hospital, where the clinic is located, many women had approached the hospital for breast reconstruction in the past few months. She said some cancer victims and women with large breasts sought surgery for health-related reasons, while other women wanted to augment or shrink their breasts to boost their confidence levels, according to local media.
Skip navigation! Story from Beauty. Last week, the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu became the first in the world to offer free, publicly-funded breast implants to men and women, The Guardian reports.
ONCE a month, Tristan, 33, sits down to make a donation. But his version of charity is different to most and more Australian women are trying it. More and more Australian women are turning to a crowd-funding website for breast implants. I expect the women to treat me with respect and be grateful for the donations I can contribute.
The Tamil Nadu state health department on Wednesday launched the free service at a clinic in the capital Chennai. The clinic had already been providing breast reconstruction surgery for cancer patients, but was now extending the service for people who wished to alter the size of their breasts for other health or cosmetic reasons. The head of plastic surgery at the clinic, Dr V Ramadevi, said some of her patients sought breast reduction to alleviate shoulder and back pain, while others sought to augment or shrink their breasts for a boost in confidence. There is no reason this surgery should be restricted from the poor.