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Tama's Tales Skin lightening: why do Tamil women do it?

Tama Vakeesan was born in Switzerland – to Tamil parents from Sri Lanka. She meets make-up artist, Kavi, and they discuss why Tamil women still try to make their skin lighter. Is it a hangover from Sri Lanka's colonial past?  (SRF Kulturplatz/swissinfo.ch)

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