Parenting - values | 0-18 yrs

Talking To Kids About Discrimination

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“It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings.”-- Mahatma Gandhi

No one was against discrimination like Gandhiji. His non-violent approach awoke the world to a new view on discrimination.

Discrimination occurs when people are prejudiced or have formed their own opinion about others because of their social, political, religious, sexuality, interests, culture, traditions, and so on. Children are never born with a tendency to discriminate; they imbibe what they see others in the family and friend circles do.

Discrimination involves direct and indirect harassment, sexual harassment, victimization and much more. It can occur in schools, offices, residential complexes and even within families.

We are all unique, but we are all equal. No two of us are alike, but we are not so different from each other either. According to eschooltoday.com “Exclusion and rejection are key ingredients in discrimination. They occur when people do not appreciate diversity or differences.”

Discrimination is a subject that must not be ignored in your conversations with your child. Your child needs an educated approach to this very relevant topic. What are the effects and consequences of discrimination? How can your child deal with discrimination? What are some tips to stop discrimination in public places?

This ClipBook is designed to address the common yet seldom discussed topic of discrimination. It will enable you to equip your child better to face the world.

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Introduction To Discrimination

Have you been to a busy city center where there are lots and lots of people? You will notice that no two people are the same. But looking carefully, all these different people have many things in common. We all eat, drink and have feelings. We all...

What Is Discrimination?

Exclusion and rejection are key ingredients in discrimination. They occur when people do not appreciate diversity or differences. They occur when people are prejudiced or have formed their own opinion about others because of their social, politica...

What Are The Types Of Discrimination?

The types of discrimination include direct, indirect, harassment, sexual harassment and victimisation. Learn more here.

Where Can Discrimination Occur?

Discriminative incidents occur in many places including workplaces, schools, public places, and in politics.

What Are The Effects Of Discrimination?

Check out how discrimination affects people and it's consequences!

Tips On How To Deal With Discrimination

The baseline is that no one deserves to be treated less than others and no one should put up with it. Here are some ideas for dealing with discrimination.

Tips On Preventing Discrimination

Children are never born racists or with discriminatory minds. They learn these behaviors from people and events around them. Here are a few tips on how to prevent discrimination in school, workplaces and public places.

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