Social value consists of social custom , practice , religion and social moral standard . Social value shows the moral standard of ours . Without social values we cannot grow up as a complete social man. In the past social values were more conservative, rigid and strong. We all know that Bangladesh is a conservative Muslim country. People used to live a more restricted life. Men and women were not allowed to mix freely . People were more religious. The young were more respectful to the old and superior. Smoking in front of the superior was forbidden. People used to believe in joint families. But now people are getting more and more liberal. They follow religion in a more relaxed way. Men and women now mix frequently. our social values are changing fast . There is a clear western influence on our culture and values. Many people now accept western values. The causes of the present social values are satellite, television, globalization , free exchanges among the nations and free trade. There are certain effects of our social values. People now abide by religion in a more relax way. Women are now playing a more important role in different parts of our society. As western music , culture and modes of life are getting more and more familiar with us , our social values are also getting westernized . People now prefer living in a small family . There are frequent exchanges among different communities in our society. Our social values reflect our moral standard , culture and tradition. We should be more alert to maintain these values. If we lose our values, we will have to no individual identity as a nation. Our social values show our identity.