Nina Veselinovic

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Cultural Norms Damage to Females

In India, China, Africa, and some parts of the Middle East, cultural practices often physiologically and psychologically harm females. The practices are culturally specific to the region. In India and China, it is more common and socially acceptable to perform female infanticide and in Africa and Western parts of the Middle East, female genital mutilation is considered appropriate and necessary. Both are highly considered to benefit the families positively both economically and socially.