1. Respecting and understanding diversity is an essential component of this and most classes in undergraduate educations. This has always been important but recent events like the killing of George Floyd and so many others has brought an unprecedented amount of just deserved attention to these issues. So given these facts, this question will be intentionally controversial.
For this assignment, research two customs that may violate deeply held values of your culture. Discuss those customs in detail from their cultural perspective.
Then answer the following questions:
Why is this custom continued?
Does the practice violate a human right? Why/why not?
What is your view of the practice?
Do people who practice the custom view it as a human right violation?
Are there members of the identified cultural group who view this practice as inappropriate? What do they say?
If this custom should be changed, how would you go about doing it?