News tagged with religious practices

Somalia: Female genital mutilation down

(AP)—Attitudes in Somalia toward a practice that critics decry as torture may be changing, as new data released by the U.N. children's agency on Tuesday showed that female genital mutilation among children in northern Somalia ...

Apr 16, 2013
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Parents, religion guard against college drinking

Religious college students report less alcohol use than their classmates – and the reason may have to do with how their parents handle stress, according to new research by a Michigan State University scholar.

Mar 05, 2013
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