Harmful Traditional Practices

Harmful Traditional Practices

This is a term used to refer to practices that cause harm to the individual but continue to be done because they are considered part of a ‘culture’ or ‘tradition’. Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting and Child, Forced and Early Marriages and Unions are examples of a harmful traditional practice.

All young people worldwide should be able to explore, experience and express their sexualities in healthy, pleasurable and safe ways.