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Mediation and culture diversity

Date:6 DEC 2022
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Summera Kauser Family mediator (working towards accreditation) at Vollans Mediation and board member of the Family Mediators Association

This article explores how the principles of mediation correlate with culture diversity within South Asian families and communities in the UK. Culture diversity is a vast topic and during the article consideration is given to areas ranging from private family matters to children in mediation. The article explains how South Asian clients perceive the different elements of family mediation how cultural values are embedded throughout the mediation process and what professionals need to be aware of. The article addresses how clients make decisions and the impact of those decisions for the future is examined. Throughout the article information is provided to enable professionals to gain an understanding about the South Asian cultural norms and values. Additionally practical solutions are set out enabling professionals to implement in practice when working with clients during family law cases consisting of children property and financial matters. The article delves into the importance of children having a voice the barriers single parents face and the psychological impact men and women experience...

Read the full article here.