Cultural Relativism and Family Violence

It is interesting how people who do not support cultural diversity will come out in support of any cultural practice that supports their views. Often family violence is justified as part of a particular ethnic groups practice. I doubt if any intact culture believes it is acceptable to beat up family members.

The articles below make it clear that family violence affects everyone across a society.

I'm not his property': Abused Muslim women denied right to divorce

'Submit to your husbands': Women told to endure domestic violence in the name of God

Exposing the darkness within: Domestic violence and Islam

'Their cross to bear': The Catholic women told to forgive domestic violence

The secret scourge of family violence and murder in Australian Hindu and Sikh communities

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