Teaching Kids Respect In Relationships
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The most common forms of cultural discrimination experienced by young people 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, gender). Discrimination can lead to:
Australia provides laws to protect people from discrimination. Despite this, some kids are 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.
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