Documentaries about traditions

Watch documentaries about traditions on RTD to discover incredible, bizarre, and disturbing practices, rituals and customs from different parts of the world. Learn about the disappearing tradition of Albanian women turning into sworn virgins, or the Afghan practice of bacha posh, when girls take on boys’ roles. Documentaries about traditions also shed light on the practice of bacha, or dancing boys in Afghanistan, or the Indian custom of isolating widows, or force-feeding of brides in Mauritania. 

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