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con·serv·a·tive : /kənˈsɜrvətɪv/ [kuhn-sur-vuh-tiv] disposed to preserve existing conditions, institutions, etc., or to restore traditional ones, and to limit change. cautiously moderate orpurposefully low: a conservative estimate. traditional in style or manner; avoiding novelty or showiness: conservative suit. (often initial capital letter ) of or pertaining to the Conservative party. (initialcapital letter ) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Conservative Jews or Conservative Judaism. Conservatism (Latin: conservare, "to retain") is a political and social philosophy that promotesretaining traditional institutions and supports, at most, minimal and gradual change in society. A person who follows the philosophies of conservatism is referred to as a traditionalist or conservative.Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as "all procedures that involve partial or totalremoval of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. FGM is typically carried out on girls from a few days old to puberty. It may take place in ahospital, but is usually performed, without anaesthesia, by a traditional circumciser using a knife, razor, or scissors. According to the WHO, it is practiced in 28 countries in western, eastern, andnorth-eastern Africa, in parts of the Middle East, and within some immigrant communities in Europe, North America, Australasia. The practice is carried out by some communities who believe it reducesa woman's libido.
Snatch: to make a sudden effort to seize something, as with the hand. to rescue or save by prompt action. Bride: a newly married woman or a woman about to be married.
Culturalrelativism is a principle that was established as axiomatic in anthropological research by Franz Boas in the first few decades of the 20th century and later popularized by his students. Boas first...
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