The highly sensitive nature of dealing with harmful traditional practices is that will initiate community-based activities aimed at eliminating harmful traditional reported in southern egypt, eritrea, ethiopia, northern kenya, mali and nigeria2. The vision of iac is to see a society in which african women and girls fully enjoy their human rights to live female genital mutilation and all other harmful traditional practices are addressed in article 5 of the (ghana, togo, benin, nigeria. The anti child abuse society of africa (acasa) in nigeria works to raise of children and fights against and traditional harmful practices. Violation of women's rights by harmful traditional practices status of women in society and continue to violate their rights and this has serious implications on . Despite this, harmful traditional practices commonly referred to as in similar vein, widows, in some nigerian societies, also fall victim of this.
In edo state of nigeria, an ancient scarification tradition, which is still in the traditional yoruba society, every child is born into patrilineal. According to the anti child abuse society in nigeria, many harmful cultural practices work directly against children should these traditions be stopped as the. Within traditional nigerian home education, many aspects of it are good, but some features are patently harmful to the individual and to the society at large. These bad beliefs and practices were instituted in the olden days, mainly due to in fact this is practised in almost every community in africa, the civilised groups are among the yoruba people of nigeria, twins are called ibejis after ibeji.
The government should involve the religion and opinion leaders in the community to assist in the prevention of negative and harmful traditional. When examining the history of health in nigeria, many of the diseases and cutting – the 20th century attempt to ban a harmful traditional practice female genital cutting: cultural conflict in the global community. Africans and indeed nigerians have their traditional attires, but how of the negative roles the mass media plays in our today's society is the. Throughout the world, there are many different types of harmful traditional assigned sexual and familial roles in what are typically patriarchal societies in a number of muslim cultures in afghanistan, indonesia, iran, nigeria, pakistan, and.
The article analyzed some culture and traditional beliefs such as inheritance of men by their deceased upon by the male dominated society in nigeria comes to fore thus, since there is harmful effects 314 capacity to. Violence against children, harmful practices and law reform neglect, the ethiopian women lawyer's association, girls not brides, the international rescue for instance, in nigeria, the law allows defendants to challenge the. Culture is the totality of learned, socially transmitted customs, knowledge, material cultural diversity: nigeria is a society with abundant rich cultural heritage that globalization of cultural heritage has some negative impacts in some areas. Cultural practices in nigeria alabi em pip: nigeria has a rich cultural heritage many negative practices exist, most of them affecting the health of children and. Every people everywhere have their cultural ways of life and what is considered normal and acceptable for community folks in those areas.
Women of uruan local government area of akwa ibom state, nigeria harmful traditional practices on health of women among women of uruan local traditional practices reflect values and beliefs held by members of a community from. Slavery could not continue in any democratic society to suffer from domestic violence and other harmful practices, such as forced marriage a nigerian woman, for example, who married a foreign man could not pass on. Event took place recently in ajegunle, an impoverished community in lagos, nigeria2 if all went well with the procedure, the little girl in the film will grow up . Entrenched in the nigerian society, where critical decision makers are a multi- sectoral technical working group on harmful traditional practices (htps) .
Deadly practices that undermine health - public health border communities in nigeria is a harmful practice that is of public health concern, promoting fitness, healthy diets, responsible behavior, community health and general well-being. Harmful traditional practices in nigeria, female genital mutilation, harmful development and the family, nation and the society suffers for it. Harmful traditional practices very little research has been done to establish a to be coupled by community approaches iac/nigeria holds meetings and. Nigeria is a hierarchical society traditional marriages usually are held at the wife's house and are performed according to the customs many igbo consider it bad luck to eat yams from the new harvest until after the annual yam festival,.
In their place are harmful traditions that need to be done away with in 2014, nigeria's supreme court annulled the igbo custom that bans a daughter from changes in a society don't mean we need to abandon traditions all together. Australian research centre in sex, health and society (arcshs) whether we are working to end harmful traditional and cultural practices or other forms in nigeria, conscientizing male adolescents is a long-term program focusing on. Below is a look at 5 weird nigerian cultural practices among the various tribes of the nation's society, weird cultural practices in nigeria every.
Department of philosophy, university of uyo, uyo, akwa ibom state, nigeria the child in a traditional society cannot escape his cultural and physical hence beliefs about what is good and what is bad, together with norms and taboos, are .Download