Adolescent and Youth Reproductive Health Module: 5. Harmful Traditional Practices (HTPs)

Study Session 5  Harmful Traditional Practices (HTPs)


In this study session, you will learn about traditional practices that can be harmful to young people’s sexual and reproductive health. These practices include; female genital mutilation, early marriage, marriage by abduction, and polygamy. You will also learn some of the reasons that are given to explain why communities practise these harmful acts and what you can do to minimise or eliminate harmful traditional practices in your community.

Learning Outcomes for Study Session 5