Family values also called familial values are the cultural and traditional values which had been passing from a generation to another in the families. They are about the family ideals, attitudes, beliefs, roles, functions and structure. Sociologists may use traditional family to refer to the family values.
Family values are defined like moral or ethical principles that have been upheld traditionally and they are transmitted in the family like, faith industry, loyalty and honesty. The family values are normally considered in a conservative and traditional way and they help in order to promote sound functioning of a family and to strengthen the fabric that held together the society.
The Familism or Familialism is an ideology in politics and it is meant to put the family values and family over other things. It may manifest in prioritizing what the family needs over what the individual needs with the influence on the individual and on the politics and families. Normally, the familiasm is meant to advocate for the welfare system and it is presumed that the families can take up the responsibility to care for the members and there is no need to leave this responsibility to governments.
The social values are about the things such as bettering, equality, freedom, justice and peace in a community. Some of the social value includes not hurting other people and to stand up for the people who are not able to stand for themselves. Others are being courteous and respectful in the interactions, volunteering skills and time in a community, being generous of what someone has and being honest.
The political values can be moderate, conservative and liberal and can determine how the government has to run and the laws that have to be put in a place. These values include being open minded to other things, treating each person with equality regardless of the sexual orientation, religion, race or ethnicity, patriotism, following what the law says and working hard to achieve success.
The religious values are about the expectations that the people may have about themselves or about others and it is based on believes of their own faith. Even if each religion has own beliefs, there are some values that the religions may share and they are showing compassion to the people who are in a need, treating the people as you wish to be treated, learning and growing intellectually and spiritually and being a modest person in the relationship with other people. It is also good to be non violent and respectful while interacting with other people.
Many organizations have been developed to ensure the health of the unborn children and the women. The culture based on these values bans the abortion after 20 weeks, letting the women learn about their benefits and what help available when it comes to protect their baby before they get abortions.
It is important to keep in mind that there is no school, welfare agency or any program that can replace a stable and strong family which is the backbone of each society. These organizations work hard so that the legislation that protects families can pass.