Module 5: Culture, tradition and faith

Faith, Gender & Sexuality Toolkit

IDS, Sonke, Wits (2016). Culture, tradition and faith. Faith, Gender & Sexuality: A toolkit. Institute of Development Studies, Sonke Gender Justice and Wits Centre for Diversity Studies.

This module examines how some religious and cultural practices enhance human life and how some are misused to deny rights. It demonstrates that culture and tradition are not static but open to re-interpretation, reinvention or re-imagining.