Cultural practices

Cultural practices


Genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a customary practice that is harmful to the health of children. Practiced in many regions of the world, it violates their dignity and right to their own body.


Marriage of children

Arranged, forced marriage of children is a customary practice that is harmful to the health of children. Unfortunately, all throughout the world today, many children are victim to this.


Children and religions

On Earth, there are about 86% believers of all religions. In many states, religion directs social behavior and plays an important role in everyday life, including the lives of children.


Infanticide

Infanticide is an act that goes directly against the Right to Life of children. Although it used to be more common in the past, today we can still come across cases of infanticide, particularly against girls (female infanticide).

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