Harmful traditional practices I

Social studies J.S.S 2 Third term

Sub-theme: Fundamental of Social Studies family as the Basic Unit of Society

Week 8

Harmful traditional practices I

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of harmful traditional practices
  2. Describe types of harmful traditional practices in Nigeria.


Meaning of harmful traditional practices

These are customs known to have bad effects on people’s health and to obstruct the goal of equality, political and social rights.

These customs are based on the beliefs and values held by members of the community. It includes early marriage, female genital mutilation etc.

Types of harmful traditional practices

1. Use of children for begging: This is the act of parent using their underage children to.... View More

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