▪ Traditional cultural practices: They reflect values & beliefs held by members of a community for periods often spanning generations. Some are beneficial, some have neither benefits
nor harms, and some are harmful to a specific group e.g. Female Genital Mutilation & child marriage.
▪ Female genital mutilation (FGM): Any procedure that involves the partial or total removal of external genitalia or
other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.
▪ Child marriage: Formal marriage or informal union before the age of 18 years.