Bullying At School
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Discrimination experienced by children comes in many forms. Some of the most common forms of discrimination are:
Verbal and emotional abuse
Bullying and harassment
Physical abuse and violence
Racial remarks or being called insulting names
Being treated disrespectfully or unfairly by a teacher or other adult
Being treated disrespectfully or unfairly by peers
Discrimination is when a person is treated less favourably because of some aspect of their identity (eg. race, religion or gender). Discrimination can lead to:
Australia provides laws to protect people from discrimination. Despite this, some kids are still insulted, humiliated or threatened because of their culture or some aspect of their identity.
Discrimination is illegal and you may need to alert the authorities if it cannot be resolved.
Check out these organisations for more information:
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