Essay On Culture And Religion

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Culture and Religion seem to be working hand in hand in society, when looking at culture we look at characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, defined by everything from language, religion, food, social habits (things that are done natural e.g. saying please and thank you), music and arts. With religion people often use the word to mean the worship of a god or gods. However, some religions do not have gods. One thing that all religions have in common is that they help their believers to find meaning and comfort in the world by using some aspects from that particular religion.
With culture and religion playing a big role in our everyday and life choices contraceptives go against a lot of cultural and religion choices and
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Looking at the low numbers of contraceptives being use one of the factors that has been over looked is the fact that Black men and women will not use condoms or any other form of contraceptive due them seeing them as a white man’s things. Lectures have been taking place in the rural places to try help educate the young people however some parents may feel as though their children are being taught to be sexually active but they are being taught how to be safe when they have sexual intercourse. Some parents prefer the government to do the teaching because they are not comfortable about that conversation or they do not have the knowledge except telling not to have sex. The Zulu culture has put a lot of pressure when it comes to women bearing sons and sadly of they had Daughters they were not a favourable and this led to the man taking a second wife. We have looked at the different contraception’s and how they worked as well as how the specifically the Zulu culture’s views do not agree to contraceptives however more of the modern way is slowly creeping in the culture and more contraceptives are being
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